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NEW YORK - An arbitrator has concluded that Starbucks must pay $2.76 billion to settle...Kraft as its distributor of packaged coffee to grocery chains.The arbitrator determined that Starbucks must pay $2.23 billion in damages and...
School district, teachers' union reach impasse

...said. The decisions made during that part of the process could be fairly binding, Erkeneff said. Only if necessary, an arbitrator will also be hired through the Seattle office of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service. The contracts with the teachers...
Detroit's decline didn't have to happen

...newspaper, these leaders "gifted workers and retirees with generous bonuses. And under pressure from unions and, sometimes, arbitrators, they failed to cut health care benefits - saddling the city with staggering costs that today threaten the safety and quality...
Resolution pending for CIRI, Buccaneer gas dispute

...commission chair Cathy Foerster said if the groups could not reach a settlement within 30 days the commission would act as an arbitrator and make a ruling. Cook Inlet Region Inc., or CIRI, claims that two Buccaneer wells - the KL 1-1 and KL 1-3 wells...

...drug suspension imposed last weekend by arbitrator Fredric Horowitz. Here are five things...Rodriguez's request to have a different arbitrator hear the case, for not ordering baseball...association will prevail."WHAT DID THE ARBITRATOR FIND? Horowitz, in a decision made...
School budgets being cut statewide

...their requested boost is already in the budget, but district officials say that is not the case. Both sides are awaiting an arbitrator's findings after submitting briefs earlier this month.Regardless of how the dispute turns out, Juneau school officials...
Arbiter releases opinion on KPBSD teacher and staff union negotiations

...Borough School District posted the results of a nonbinding arbitrator's advisory opinion on the negotiations between the district...district's Board of Education is scheduled to review the arbitrator's decision in an executive session during its next school...
Health care group last negotiation hang-up

...negotiation meeting since a non-binding arbitrator's opinion was released in December, offer that adopted all but one of the arbitrator's suggestions. While the arbitrator suggested not altering the structure of a...
Agency rules in favor of firefighters in union dispute

...then-mayor Jim Hayes that the city would refuse to fund any arbitrator's award to the union should labor negotiations head...arbitration. Although the city is not obligated to fund an arbitrator's award, it is still considered unfair practice to...
Matanuska-Susitna teacher contract talks recess

...recessed. Negotiating teams with the district and the Mat-Su Education Association had been working with an independent arbitrator. District spokeswoman Kim Floyd said arbitration will resume May 28, but both sides could return to the bargaining table...


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