NJ High Court Says Lower Court Can't Interpret CBA

Law360, New York (July 20, 2009, 3:34 PM EDT) -- The Supreme Court of New Jersey has ruled that a lower court did not have the authority to interpret the terms of a collective bargaining agreement between New Jersey Transit Bus Operations Inc. and a transit union when it threw out an arbitration panel's reading of the agreement.

The court on Wednesday reversed the decision of the state Superior Court's Appellate Division, ruling that the arbitration panel's appropriate role was to interpret whether an NJ Transit probationary employee could grieve his dismissal under the CBA....
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