Union Pushes For Arbitration With ConocoPhillips

Law360, New York (June 6, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A workers union has asked a judge to force ConocoPhillips Co. to enter arbitration in order to settle employee grievances, in the latest of a number of cases the two have litigated in recent years over the arbitration terms of their agreement.

The oil company has refused to take the disagreements to arbitration, arguing that their complaints are excluded in the collective bargaining agreements, which set the terms of arbitration, said Steven Hickman, an attorney for the United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied...
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