U.S. Postal Service Asks To Toss Arbitration Award

Law360, New York (November 21, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- The U.S. Postal Service has asked a district court to overturn an arbitrator’s decision to award a labor union $50,000 in a discrimination complaint.

The USPS filed its complaint against the American Postal Workers Union on Tuesday in the U.S. District Court of Arizona. It said that the arbitration ruling, which dealt fines to three inspectors and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, should be thrown out because the inspectors were not included in the collective bargaining agreement that provided for arbitration.

The arbitrator, Richard Danehy, ordered...
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