Grocer Must Rescind Raises After Pa. Judge Backs Arbitrator

By Matt Fair (November 26, 2012, 6:50 PM EST) -- 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 raises to employees. He noted, however, that courts generally are expected to exercise a deferential...

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