• ARB-13-2892 Award  pdf format of ARB-13-2892 Award

    ARB-13-2892 Arbitration Award Lecrenski Bros, Inc and Amalgamated Transpiration Union, Local 448 (April 30, 2014) The parties received a full opportunity to present testimony exhibits and arguments and to examine and cross-examine witnesses at a hearing. I have considered the issues and having studied and weighed the evidence presented conclude as follows:  The grievance is sustained. The Employer violated Article 12 of the Agreement by paying the first negotiated 25 cent per hour increase effective February 1, 2013 instead of effective July 1, 2012.

  • MUP-12-1449 HO Decision  pdf format of MUP-12-1449 HO Decision

    City of Boston/Boston Police Patrolmen’s Association, MUP-12-1449 Hearing Officer Decision (April 15, 2014) The issue in this case is whether the City of Boston (City or Employer) violated Section 10(a)(5) and derivatively, Section 10(a)(1) of M.G.L. c.150E (the Law) by failing to bargain in good faith when it required unit members to purchase replacement vests without first giving the Boston Police Patrolmen’s Association (Association) prior notice and an opportunity to bargain to resolution or impasse over the decision and the impacts of that decision on employees’ terms and conditions of employment. 

  • SUP-12-1829, HO Decision  pdf format of SUP-12-1829, HO Decision

    Commonwealth of Massachusetts/SEIU Local 509, SUP-12-1829 Hearing Officer Decision (April 2, 2014) The Complaint of Prohibited Practice in this case alleges that the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (Commonwealth) violated Section 10(a)(1) of M.G.L. c. 150E (the Law) by interfering with, restraining, and coercing employees in the free exercise of their rights under Section 2 of the Law when it suspended Peter MacNeill (MacNeill) for three days because of his conduct prior to and during a grievance hearing.  I find that the Commonwealth violated the Law in the manner alleged.