Judiciary Need Not Arbitrate Work Schedules: NJ Labor Panel

Law360, New York (February 27, 2014, 8:35 PM EST) -- The New Jersey Public Employment Relations Commission sided with the state judiciary’s Ocean Vicinage, ruling a probation officers’ union can’t seek a binding arbitration over a work schedule change because the work requires the new hours, according to a decision released this week.

The PERC sided ruled against the Probation Association of New Jersey, which filed a grievance against Ocean Vicinage for imposing a new work schedule requiring its probation officers to work at least four Saturdays per year, which the union said was a violation...
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