Grocer Must Rescind Raises After Pa. Judge Backs Arbitrator

Law360, Philadelphia (November 26, 2012, 6:50 PM ET) -- Giant Eagle Inc. must rescind raises awarded to a group of 25 employees after a Pennsylvania federal judge on Monday affirmed an arbitrator’s decision that the supermarket chain needed union approval before giving any pay increases to workers.

U.S. District Court Judge Arthur Schwab ruled that an arbitrator did not overstep his authority or contradict the existing collective bargaining agreement by siding with the United Food & Commercial Workers Local 23 in its claims that it needed to give consent before Giant Eagle could award any...
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Case Title

GIANT EAGLE, INC v. UNITED FOOD & COMMERCIAL WORKERS UNION, LOCAL 23


Case Number

2:12-cv-00987

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Pennsylvania Western

Nature of Suit

Labor: Labor/Mgt. Relations

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Arthur J. Schwab

Date Filed

July 13, 2012

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