E. FRANK CORNELIUS, PhD, JD

Arbitrator & Consultant

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PUBLISHED OPINIONS

St. Clair Shores
MI 48080-2161

Norcross
GA 30092-1709

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Arbitration Opinions & Citations

    Some  of   Frank   Cornelius’   arbitration opinions and summaries of them appear in the following arbitration reporters and databases, which are published or maintained by the companies indicated below. The slip opinions of most of these cases can be viewed on Scribd.The following abbreviations are used:
              
ARB—Labor Arbitration Awards, Commerce        Clearing House
BNABureau of National Affairs (now Bloomberg BNA
EBC—Employee Benefits Cases, Bloomberg BNA
FLRR—Federal Labor Relations Reporter, LRP Publications
LA—Labor Arbitration Reports, Bloomberg BNA
LA SuppLabor Arbitration Reports Supplement, Bloomberg BNA

LAIRS—Labor Arbitration Information Reporting System, LRP Publications
LAIS—Labor Arbitration Information System, LRP Publications
LRP—cyberFeds, LRP Publications
LRR—Labor Relations Reporter, Bureau of National Affairs
WLWestlaw
        
    The opinions are listed in chronological order; citations to Frank Cornelius’ opinions are listed below the opinion:
               
1. Huron Forge Pension:  Huron Forge & Machine Co - UAW Retirement Income Plan.  In re:  Disability Pension Application of Joseph R. Griffin. 1984 WL 967415; 105 LRP 55089. February 10, 1984.
2-4. Detroit Area Pension:  Detroit Area Inds--UAW Retirement Income Plan. In re: Disability Pension Applications of Willie Jackson, Jeremiah Walker and Albert Barbee. 1984 WL 967416; 105 LRP 55091. May 4, 1984.
5. Greyhound Food:  United Catering, Restaurant, Bar & Hotel Workers, Local 1064 and Greyhound Food Management, Inc. FMCS No. 85K-29664. Discharge. 1986 WL 1234722; 105 LRP 55070. March 18, 1986.
6. Fraser Shipyards:  Fraser Shipyards, Inc and IAM Nat'l Pension Fund. AAA No. 56-631-0001-85. Multiemployer pension plan withdrawal liability. 7 EBC 2562; 1986 WL 1236664, 111 LRP 4003. November 28, 1986. Award  confirmed and enforced sub nom  IAM Nat'l Pension Fund v Fraser Shipyards, Inc, 9 EBC 2484 (D DC 1988). Citations:  Fraser Shipyards has been cited in: (a) Handbook on ERISA Litigation (Aspen 3rd ed 2007) 8-57, n 248; 8-69, n 313 (b) 2 Labor and Employment Arbitration (Matthew Bender 2nd ed 1988, updated thru August 1996 Cum Supp) Sec 40.02[1][b] @ 40-18--19 & n 29, Sec 40.04[1][c](10) @ 40-52 & n 28 (c) Employee Benefits Litigation (ALI-ABA course materials, New Orleans, LA, February 1-3, 1996) 444 (d) Carnation Co, Inc and Central States Pension Fund, 9 EBC 1409, 1421 n 11 (Nagle Arb 1988) (e)  Board of Trustees v Eberhard Foods, Inc, 831 F2d 1258, 1264 n 1; 8 EBC 2633, 2639 n 1; 1987 US App LEXIS 14012 (CA 6 1987).
7. VA Battle Creek:  AFGE Local 1629 and VA Medical Center. FMCS No. 86K-29201.  Suspension. 1987 WL 1451168; 87 FLRR 2-1190; LAIRS 17778.  February 20, 1987.
8. Oolite Industries:  Oolite Inds, Inc and Central States Pension Fund. AAA No. 51-621-0021-85-V. Multiemployer pension plan withdrawal liability. 8 EBC 2009; 1987 WL 1437630; 111 LRP 3967. June 23, 1987.
Citations:  Oolite Industries has been cited in: (a)  ERISA: A Comprehensive Guide (Aspen 3rd ed 2007) 11-15, n 75 (b) Employee Benefits Law (ABA/BNA 2nd ed 2000) 1248, n 71; 1279, n 258 (c) Piccadilly Cafeterias, Inc and Sheet Metal Workers Nat'l Pension Fund, 22 EBC 1745, 1754 (Jaffe Arb 1998) (d) 2 Labor and Employment Arbitration (Matthew Bender 2nd ed 1988, updated thru August 1996 Cum Supp) Sec 40.02[1][b] @ 40-18--19 & n 29, Sec 40.04[12][b] @ 40-107 n 192, Sec 40.04[15][a] @ 40-113 & n 214 (e)  Employee Benefits Litigation (ALI-ABA course materials, New Orleans, LA, February 1-3, 1996) 441 (f) Romano Bros Beverage Co, 21 EBC 1132, 1139 (Sands Arb 1996) (g)  Sherwin-Williams Co and New York State Teamsters Conference Pension and Retirement Fund, 17 EBC 2725, 2733 (Gertner Arb 1994).
9. Commercial Carriers:  Commercial Carriers, Inc and IAM Nat'l Pension Fund. AAA No. 16-621-00018-86G. Multiemployer pension plan withdrawal liability. 9 EBC 1101; 1987 WL 1437631. October 23, 1987. Citations:  Commercial Carriers has been cited in: (a)  ERISA: A Comprehensive Guide (Aspen 3rd ed 2007) 11-11, n 49; 11-38, n 190 (b) Employee Benefits Law (ABA/BNA 2nd ed 2000) 1257, n 118; 1259, ns 129 & 131; 1262, n 151 (c) 2 Labor and Employment Arbitration (Matthew Bender 2nd ed 1988, updated thru August 1996 Cum Supp) Sec 40.02[1][b] @ 40-18--19 & n 29, Sec 40.04[4][d] @ 40-80 & n 118 (d) Employee Benefits Litigation, (ALI-ABA course materials, New Orleans, LA, February 1-3, 1996) 436, 454 (e) Ann, What constitutes employer’s "withdrawal" from multiemployer pension plan, under §§ 4203 and 4205 of Employee Retirement Income Security Act (29 USC §§ 1383 and 1385), so as to result in liability to plan?, 101 ALR Fed 173, 197.
10. Peabody Galion:  Local 1151 Int'l Assn of Machinists & Aerospace Workers and Peabody Galion Div of Peabody Int'l Corp. FMCS No. 88-03621. Work assignment. 1988 WL 1588799; 105 LRP 55074. March 2, 1988.
11. Ludington News:  Ludington News Co and Michigan UFCW/Drug Employers Pension Fund.  AAA No. 54-621-0005-87. Multiemployer pension plan withdrawal liability. 9 EBC 1913; 1988 WL 1591408; 111 LRP 3971. April 1, 1988.  [EFC Comment:  This was a case of first impression under the Multiemployer Pension Plan Amendments Act of 1980. When the Federal Circuits split, the Supreme Court settled the issue in Bay Area Laundry and Dry Cleaning Pension Trust Fund v Ferbar Corp, 522 US 192 (1997), precisely as first decided in Ludington News, which was cited in three of the briefs to the Supreme Court.] Citations: Ludington  News  has  been cited in: (a) Employee Benefits Law (ABA/BNA 2nd ed 2000) 1321, n 528 (b) 2 Labor and Employment Arbitration (Matthew Bender 2nd ed 1988, updated thru August 1996 Cum Supp) Sec 40.02[1][a] @ 40-11 & n 7 (c) Board of Trustees of the Dist No. 15 Machinists' Pension Fund v Kahle Eng Corp, 43 F3d 852, 858, 869; 19 EBC 1079, 1084, 1096; 1994 US App LEXIS 36945 (CA 3 1994) (d) Fred Olson Co v Chicago Truck Drivers, Helpers & Warehouse Workers Union Pension Fund, 15 EBC 2404, 2414 (Jaffe Arb 1992) (e) Note: Multiemployer Pension elan Withdrawal Liability: Limitations Without Limits, 42 Case W Res L Rev 255, 263 n 40 (1992) (f) Joyce v Clyde Sandoz Masonry, 871 F2d 1119, 1124; 10 EBC 2185, 2190 (CA DC 1989); cert den, 493 US 918, 11 EBC 1880 (g)  Korman Corp and Teamsters Pension Fund of Philadelphia, 10 EBC 1608, 1612 (Pereles Arb 1988).
12. Pennwalt Corp:  Local 7-591, Oil, Chemical & Atomic Workers Int'l Union and Pennwalt Corp, Wyandotte, West Plant. FMCS No. 88-10581. Work assignment. 1988 WL 1588800; 105 LRP 55076. May 16, 1988.
13. Vulcan Mold:  Local 6354, United Steelworkers of America and Vulcan Mold & Iron Co. FMCS No. 87-27571. Discharge. 105 LRP 55072. Interim opinion and award, November 12, 1987. Supplemental opinion, January 2, 1988.  Final award, 1988 WL 1588798; 105 LRP 55072, June 21, 1988.
14. Bard Mfg:  Int'l Ass'n of Machinists & Aerospace Workers Local Lodge No. 1349 and Bard Mfg Co. FMCS No. 88-08029. Discharge.  91 LA 193; 1988 WL 1604819; 15 LAIS 4277. July 7,  1988.  Supplemental opinion, 1988 WL 1603848, July 25, 1988.
Citations: Bard has been cited in: (a) N. Brand & M. Biren, Eds, Discipline and Discharge in Arbitration (ABA/BNA 2nd ed 2008) @ 42 n 73, 46 n 100, 53 n 158 (b) Elkouri & Elkouri, How Arbitration Works (ABA/BNA 6th ed 2003) @ 374 n 157, 941 n 79 (c) East Mfg Co v UBT Local 24, 00-2 ARB ¶ 3487 (Oberstein Arb 2000) @ 5941 (d)  Bi-State Development Agency, 105 LA 319, 323 (Bailey Arb 1995) (e)  Dept of Health, Government of the Virgin Islands v United Ind'l Service Trans Prof and Gov Workers of North America, 93-1 ARB ¶ 3203 (Watkins Arb 1992) @ 4077 n 2 (f) Virgin Islands Dept of Health, 97 LA 500, 502 n 5; 91-2 ARB ¶ 8543 (Watkins Arb 1991) @ 5668 n 5 (g)   Alpha Beta Co, 91 LA 1225, 1227 (Wilmoth Arb 1988).
15. Jackson Innova:  Int'l Union, United Automobile Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America, UAW & Its Local 62 and Jackson Innova Corp. FMCS No. 89-06881. Management rights. 1989 WL 1700959; 105 LRP 55078.  March 21, 1989.
16. Hoffman Management:  Hoffman Management Corp and Chicago Truck Drivers, Helpers & Warehouse Workers Ind Pension Fund.  AAA No. 51-621-0010-88V.  Multiemployer pension plan withdrawal liability.  11 EBC 1489; 1989 WL 1704355; 111 LRP 4005.  May 15, 1989.  Motion for reconsideration den, 1989 WL 1704352; 111 LRP 3967, May 24, 1989.  Final award, 11 EBC 1505; 1989 WL 1704353; 111 LRP 3969, June 12, 1989.  Award enforced in part sub nom Trustees of the CTDU Pension Fund v Hoffman Management Corp, 12 EBC 1751 (ND Ill 1989).  [EFC Comment:  As part of the settlement of this case, the parties agreed to set aside the arbitrator’s opinions, so they would not have precedential value. This not uncommon when settling cases which have already gone to arbitration. This accounts for the court’s remark in citation (d) below. The opinions nevertheless are featured prominently in annotation (e) below and remain authoritative for their reasoning.] Citations:  The Hoffman opinions have been cited in: (a)  Employee Benefits Law (ABA/ BNA 2nd ed 2000) 1268, n 187; 1271, n 210 (b) 2 Labor and Employment Arbitration (Matthew Bender 2nd ed 1988, updated thru August 1996 Cum Supp) Sec 40.04[3][b] @ 40-6 & n 83, Sec 40.04[15] @ 40-113 & n 216 (c) OCAW Union-Industry Pension Fund and Rexall Drug Co, 12 EBC 1257, 1272 (Gordon Arb 1990) (d) Container Corp of America v Trustees of Chicago Truck Drivers, Helpers and Warehouse Workers Union (Ind) Pension Fund, 1990 US Dist LEXIS 5062, n 3 (ND Ill 1990) (e)  Ann, Availability of exemption under sec. 4204 of Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) (29 USCS sec. 1384), relieving seller of assets from liability for withdrawal from multiemployer pension plan, 120 ALR Fed 555, 570, 578.
17. Michigan Brewers:  Beimers and Michigan State Brewers and Distributors Severance and Retirement Fund, AAA No. 54-621-0001-89.  Pension benefits. Interim award, 11 EBC 2350; 1989 WL 1704354; 111 LRP 3969, December 9, 1989. Final award, 12 EBC 1152; 1990 WL 10613870; 111 LRP 3995, March 17, 1990. Award confirmed and enforced sub nom  Michigan State Brewers and Distributors Severance and Retirement Plan and Trust v Beimers, 12 EBC 2667 (ED Mich 1990). Citations:  The Michigan Brewers opinions have been cited in: (a) Employee Benefits Law (ABA/BNA 1991), 1996 Cum Supp @ 198-199, n 3; 202, n 19; 203-204, n 24.
18. Allor Mfg:  United Steelworkers of America, Local 1900 and Allor Mfg Inc. FMCS No. 90-00034. Past practice. 1990 WL 10610933; 105 LPR 55080. April 9, 1990.
19. Top Flight:  Graphics Communications Int'l Union Local 394-S and Top Flight, Inc. FMCS No. 91-10780. Layoff. 1991 WL 11749642; 105 LRP 55082. August 7, 1991.
20. K-Trans:  Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1164 and Knoxville Transit Div of ATC Management Corp. FMCS No. 92-08849.  Holiday pay, sick pay. 1992 WL 12647523; 105 LRP 55093. July 21, 1992.
21. NASA:  NASA and AFGE Local 3434.  FMCS No. 93-21831. Union business. 1994 WL 16857194; 105 LRP 55150. January 13, 1994.
22. Dravo Lime:  USWA Local 81 and Dravo Lime Co. FMCS No. 95-01944. Discharge. 1995 WL 17944313; 105 LAIS 55084. July 23, 1995.
23. Air Force:  AFGE Local 987 and Robins AFB. FMCS No. 95-05639. Sick leave, 10-day suspension. 1995 WL 17961415; 95 FLRR 2-1234. September 18, 1995. Exception den, 52 FLRA 1340, 97 FLRR 1-1042. April 22, 1997.
24. Jacksonville Sheriff:  FOP Lodge 5-30 and City of Jacksonville. FMCS No. 96-18052-8. Off-duty work assignments. 107 LA 972; 1996 WL 34574727; 24 LAIS 3328. October 15, 1996. Citation: Jacksonville Sheriff  has been cited in: (a) County of Los Angeles, 108 LA 622, 627-628 (Richman Arb 1997). 
25. Birmingham-Jefferson Transit:  Amalgamated Transit Union Local #725 and Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Auth. FMCS No. 96-2113-8. Overtime. 1997 LA Supp 117329; 1997 WL 3491491; 105 LRP 55096. January 30, 1997.
26. US Tobacco:  Retail, Wholesale & Dept Store Union Local 150 and US Tobacco Co. FMCS No. 97-07898-2. Job posting. 1997 WL 34820393; 105 LRP 55086.  November 11, 1997.
27. Marine Corps:  AFGE Local 2317 and Marine Corp Logistics Base. FMCS No. 97-01564-8. Letter of reprimand. 110 LA 955; 1998 WL 35434438; 98 FLRR 2-1125; LAIRS 22246. July 27, 1998. Exception den, 54 FLRA 1494, 98 FLRR 1-1206. November 18, 1998.
Citation: Marine Corps has been cited in: (a)  Elkouri & Elkouri, How Arbitration Works (ABA/BNA 6th ed 2003) @ 516 n 106.
28. VA Biloxi:  AFGE Local 1045 and Dept of Veterans Affairs. FMCS 99-10263. Pre-selection and prohibited personnel practice. 2000 WL 35933789; 101 FLRR 2-1106. May 18, 2000.
29. Feralloy Corp:  IBT Local 964 and Feralloy Corp. FMCS No. 00-13086. Discharge. 115 LA  346; 01-1 ARB ¶ 3711; 2000 WL 35900591; 28 LAIS 1033. November 27, 2000. Citations: Feralloy Corp has been cited in N. Brand & M. Biren, Eds, Discipline and Discharge in Arbitration (ABA/BNA 2nd ed 2008) @ 503 ns 257 & 258.
30. VA Dublin:  AFGE Local 1985 and Dept of Veterans Affairs. FMCS No. 00-11934. Discharge of sexual harassment. 115 LA 198; 166 LRR 168; 02-1 ARB ¶ 3067; 2000 WL 33178015; 101 FLRR 2-1107. December 29, 2000. Citations: VA Dublin has been cited in: (a) Equistar Chemicals, 126 LA 1480, 09-2 ARB ¶ 4735 (Goldstein Arb 2009) (b)  Amer Fed of Gov Employees, Local 507 and Dept of Veteran Affairs, West Palm Beach VA Medical Center, 106 LRP 1976 (Holland Arb 2005) (c) AFGE, Local 596 and Dept of Justice, 107 LRP 45972 (Sherman Arb 2004) (d) 174 LRR 354 (May 10, 2004) (e) Elkouri & Elkouri, How Arbitration Works (ABA/BNA 6th ed 2003) @ 1219 n 184, 1223 n 196.
31. Okonite Co:  IBEW Local 2356 and Okonite Co. FMCS No. 00-12547. Call-in pay. 01-2 ARB ¶ 3830; 2001 WL 36366974; 28 LAIS 3805. February 20, 2001.
32. Blue Ridge Paper:  PACE Local 507 and Blue Ridge Paper Products, Inc. FMCS No. 00-15932. Weigher stenciler job. 2001 WL 36364796; 105 LRP 50246.  March 10, 2001. Citation: Blue Ridge Paper has been cited in: (a) Blue Ridge Paper Products, Inc  and USWA, Local 507, 08-1 ARB ¶ 4104, 108 LRP 6111 (Nolan Arb 2007).
33. Mead Corp:  PACE Local 731 and Mead Corp. FMCS No. 00-02983. Discharge. 2001 WL 36364797; 105 LRP 50252. March 15, 2001.
34. Mohon International:  SCIW/UJA Local 2394 and Mohon Int'l, Inc. FMCS No. 01-00891.  Technological changes/wage rates. 01-2 ARB ¶ 3920; 2001 WL 36366975; 29 LAIS 3242. August 28, 2001.
35. Army Signal Center:  AFGE Local 2017 and US Army Signal Center. FMCS No. 01-15224.  Safety and health. 02-1 ARB ¶ 3068; 2002 WL 34716504; 102 FLRR 2-1042. January 18, 2002. Set aside, 58 FLRA 511, 103 FLRR-1 140, 103 LRP 18718. May 2, 2003.
36. Ft. Wayne:  IBEW Local 723 and City of Ft. Wayne. FMCS 99-09543. Discipline. 2002 WL 34716503; 105 LAIS 50248. March 8, 2002.
37. Kent County:  UAW Local 2600 and Kent County. FMCS No. 01-12561. Improper layoff.  2002 WL 50250; 105 LRP 50250. March 29, 2002.
38. Army Airborne:  AFGE Local 1770 and US Army Headquarters, XVIII Airborne. FMCS No. 02-01186. Suspension. 2002 WL 34716503; 103 FLRR-2 33; 102 LRP 34100; 103 FLRR-2 81; 103 LRP 812. March 28, 2002. Exceptions den, 58 FLRA 156, 103 FLRR-1 14, 102 LRP 31624.  October 24, 2002.
39. Nuclear Regulatory:  NTEU Chapter 208 and US Nuclear Regulatory Comm. FMCS No. 020604-10852-3. 10-day suspension. 2003 WL 26113122; 103 FLRR-2 59; 103 LRP 790. January 7, 2003.
40. Army Aviation:  AFGE Local 1858 and US Army Aviation and Missile Command. FMCS No. 00-13956. Promotion. 03-1 ARB ¶ 3410; 2003 WL 26113121; 103 FLRR-2 93; 103 LRP 8084. March 4, 2003.
41. Johnson Controls:  IBT Local 391 and Johnson Controls. FMCS No. 02-15935.  Discharge-fraud. 03-1 ARB ¶ 3467; 2003 WL 26115575; 31 LAIS 292; 103 LRP 41470.  May 2, 2003.
42. Cargill Salt:  UFCW Local 867 and Cargill Salt Co. FMCS No. 01-16375. Layoffs out of seniority order. 03-2 ARB ¶ 3560; 2004 WL 6080231; 31 LAIS 467; 103 LRP 57379.  August 28, 2003. Citation: Cargill Salt has been cited in: (a) Equistar Chemicals, LP and PACE Int'l Union Local 4-243, 05-1 ARB ¶ 3017 (Jennings Arb 2004) @ 3120.
43. Energy Dept:  OPEIU Local 2001 and US Dept of Energy. FMCS No. 03-03795. Non-selection and prohibited personnel practices. 2003 WL 26113159; 104 FLRR-2 19; 103 LRP 48817. October 10, 2003.  Suppmental opinion, 2003 WL 26113159; 111 LRP 5719, Decmeber 5, 2003.
44. Degussa Corp:  IBT Local No. 661 and Degussa Corp. FMCS No. 03-52070. Overtime calculation. 05-1 ARB ¶ 3062; 2004 WL 6016450; 32 LAIS 66, 104 LRP 22834. April 12, 2004.
45. UAW Local 1853:  OPEIU Local 2001 and UAW Local 1853. FMCS No. 04-52610. Double time for Sunday work. 04-1 ARB ¶ 3821; 2004 WL 6080231; 32 LAIS 306; 104 LRP 42690. May 4, 2004.
46. Methodist Home:  SEIU Local 79 and Blvd Temple Methodist Home. FMCS No. 04-03067.  Discharge. 2004 WL 6016112; 32 LAIS 270; 104 LRP 43343; 105 FLRR-2 3; 104 LRP 29256. May 24, 2004.
47. Shiawassee Sheriff:  Teamsters, Local 214 and Shiawassee County Sheriff. FMCS No. 04-56250. Funeral leave. 05-1 ARB ¶ 3096; 2005 WL 6714860; 33 LAIS 8; 105 LRP 15418. February 16, 2005.
48. FDIC:  NTEU Chapter 276 and FDIC.  FMCS No. 04-07090. Performance award.  Interim award, July 22, 2005. 05-2 ARB ¶ 3247; 2005 WL 6767556; 106 FLRR-2 22; 105 LRP 48317. Final award, October 10, 2005. Citations: FDIC has been cited in (a) FDIC and NTEU, 107 LRP 46836 (Dorsey Arb 2006) (b) NTEU, Chapter 276 and FDIC, 108 LRP 46603 (Holley Arb 2008).  
49. Heinz:  RWDSU Local 705 and Heinz, NA.  FMCS No. 05-02821. Unreported absence. 05-2 ARB ¶ 3305; 2005 WL 6714578; 33 LAIS 305; 105 LRP 45356. September 7, 2005.
50. Baldwin Board of Education:  Alabama Ed Ass'n and Baldwin County Bd of Ed. FMCS 06-00653. Discharge. 06-1 ARB ¶ 3485; 2006 WL 6827458; 34 LAIS 275; 106 LRP 61431. March 17, 2006.
51. Social Security:  AFGE Local 3509 and Social Security Adm. Case No. AT 2005 E 0001.  14-day suspension. 06-2 ARB ¶ 3576; 2006 WL 6890332; 106 LRP 31150. May 5, 2006. Citation: Social Security has been cited in (a) SSA and AFGE, Local 2505, 107 LRP 2297 (Bankston Arb 2007).
52. Tower Automotive:  PACE Local 6-0628 and Tower Automotive. Gr. No. 111. Sick and accident benefit. 06-2 ARB ¶ 3546; 2006 WL 6827699; 34 LAIS 90; 106 LRP 32265. May 15, 2006.
53. Lenawee Sheriff:  POLC and Lenawee County. FMCS 06-53653. Demotion-layoff. 06-2 ARB ¶ 3668; 2006 WL 6827496; 34 LAIS 317; 106 LRP 64488. September 12, 2006.
54. Welch Foods:  United Food Workers Local 825 and Welch Foods, Inc. FMCS No. 06-58212.  Termination. 07-1 ARB ¶ 3786; 2006 WL 6826841; 111 LRP 3978. December 23, 2006. Supplemental opinion re last chance agreement, 07-2 ARB ¶ 4020; 2007 WL 7566605; 109 LRP 33926.  May 19, 2007.
55. Leelanau Sheriff:  POAM and Leelanau County. Termination. FMCS No. 06-55815. 07-2 ARB ¶ 3926; 2007 WL 7566593; 108 LRP 62358. February 23, 2007. Supplemental opinion re fitness for duty exam, 07-2 ARB ¶ 3927; 2007 WL 7566594; 108 LRP 62361. June 6, 2007.
56. Muskegon Transit:  Teamsters State, County and Municipal Workers, Local 214 and Muskegon Area Transit Sys. FMCS No. 07-60214.  Termination. 08-1 ARB ¶ 4196; 2008 WL 8568559; 108 LRP 14955 & 27005.  February 29, 2008. Citation: Muskegon Transit has been cited in (a) Franklin County Board of Developmental Disabilities and Ohio Ass'n of Public Employees, AFSCME, Local 4, Local 330, 109 LRP 65937 (Sellman Arb 2009). 
57. Bishop State:  Phalo and Bishop State Community College. FMCS No. 08-00952.  Termination. Motion To Reinstate Pay, 08-2 ARB ¶ 4257; 2008 WL 8568591; 108 LRP 26610, March 31, 2008. Motion To Reconsider, 2008 WL 8568590; 108 LRP 26608, May 1, 2008.  Motion for Stay, 08-2 ARB ¶ 4258; 2008 WL 8568620; 108 LRP 35680, May 30, 2008.
58. VA St. Louis:  AFGE Local 96 and Dept of Veterans Affairs. FMCS No. 08-02075.  Suspension. 09-1 ARB ¶ 4497; 2009 WL 8588316; 109 FLRR-2 40;  109 LRP 6279.  January 21, 2009. Exceptions den, 63 FLRA No. 104, May 15, 2009.
59. St. Petersburg:  St. Petersburg Ass'n of Firefighters, Local 747 IAFF and City of St. Petersburg. FMCS No. 09-51731. Contract interpretation. 09-1 ARB ¶ 4525; 2009 WL 8160737; 109 LRP 15362.  March 9, 2009.
60. VA Cleveland:  AFGE Local 31 and Dept of Veterans Affairs. FMCS No. 09-02426. Establishment of a CWS 7-day-on, 7-day-off tour of duty. 10-1 ARB ¶ 4795; 2009 WL 8588315; 109 LRP 76189. November 24, 2009.
61. Int'l Paper:  Pace Local 1161 and Int'l Paper Co.  FMCS No. 09-01065.  Vacation eligibility for new hires.  127 LA 564; 10-1 ARB 4885; 2010 WL 6772557; 110 LRP 13423.  February 19, 2010. Citation: Int'l Paper has been cited in Smith's Food & Drug Centers, 129 LA 1384 (Jennings Arb 2011). 
62. American Ordnance:  USW Local 3006 and American Ordnance LLC.  FMCS No. 10-52111.  Contract dispute.  128 LA 100; 10-2 ARB ¶ 5037; 2010 WL 8533797; 110 LRP 47756.  August 13, 2010. Citation: American Ordnance has been cited in Smith's Food & Drug Centers, 129 LA 1384 (Jennings Arb 2011). 
63. Roscommon County
:  Teamsters State, County and Municipal Workers Local No. 214 and Roscommon County Road Comm.  FMCS No. 10-50764.  Overtime.  10-2 ARB ¶ 5114; 2010 WL 6772688; 110 LRP 63574. October 23, 2010.
64. Centerplate Hospitality:   Workers United, SEIU, Local No. 737 and Centerplate Hospitality Venture.  FMCS No. 10-50354.  Grievance dispute.  11-1 ARB ¶ 5158; 2010 WL 6772765; 110 LRP 328.  December 27, 2010.
65. Jacksonville Electric:  JEA Supervisors Ass'n and JEA, f/k/a Jacksonville Elec Auth.  FMCS No. 10-03380.  Discipline.  128 LA 1046; 11-1 ARB ¶ 5181; 2011 WL 2297766; 111 LRP 10516.  January 25, 2011.
66. DVA Battle Creek: AFGE Local 1629 and DVA Medical Center Battle Creek. FMCS No. 11-50682. Grievance 3rd Step-arbitration. 128 LA 1720; 11-1 ARB ¶ 5242; 2011 WL 2297766; 111 LRP 33912. May 5, 2011. 
67. Fort Gordon: AFGE Local 2017 and Army Signal Center & Fort Gordon. FMCS No. 11-53082. Letter of reprimand. 11-2 ARB  5329; 2011 WL 7637775; 111 LRP 54432. August 5, 2011.  
68. Army Tank Command: AFGE Local 1658 and US Army Tank Command. FMCS No. 11-01701. Suspension-alleged unprofessional conduct/misuse of government travel card. 11-2 ARB  5361; 2011 WL 7637774; 111 LRP 61232. September 6, 2011. Citation:
Army Tank Command has been cited in Dep't of the Army, 133 LA 1476, 1489 (Kininmonth Arb 2014).
69. Transit Management: UTU Local 1715 and Transit Management of Charlotte. FMCS No. 12-02864. Miss-Out/Report-In Procedures. 130 LA 1692; 12-2 ARB 5692; 2012 WL 5520410. October 5, 2012.
70. Social Security: AFGE Local 3509 and SSA. Case No. AT-2012-E-0001. Two-day suspension. Final Decision of the Arbitrator on Video Conferencing and Witness as Representative, 133 LA 867; 2012 WL 11047337; 114 LRP 30124. November 6, 2012. Award,
November 20, 2012.

71. Social Security: AFGE Local 3627 and SSA, Raleigh, NC. Case No. AT-2013-E-0005. Annual performance appraisal. 13-2 ARB 5963; 2013 WL 5533150; 113 LRP 33796. August 9, 2013.
72. Social Security: AFGE Local 3627 and SSA, Columbia, SC. Case No. AT-2013-E-0001. Decision to suspend. 13-2 ARB ¶ 5964; 2013 WL 5533151; 113 LRP 35930. August 31, 2013.

73. Bureau of Prisons: AFGE Local 3981 and BOP. FMCS No.14-00888. Violation of Agreement. Opinion of the Arbitrator on Electronic Testimony, 133 LA 1514; 2014 WL 5318271; 114 LRP 40718. July 7, 2014. Award, 14-2 ARB ¶ 6299; 2014 WL 5359268; 114 LRP 40714. September 5, 2014.
74. Lorain County: SEIU District 1199 and Lorain County Community Action Agency. FMCS No. 14-58554. Failure to offer work to all employees. Opinion of the arbitrator on Scheduling, 15-1 ARB ¶ 6421, 2015 WL 1671210. January 26, 2015.
 75. Marine Corps: AFGE Local 2317 and Marine Corps. FMCS No. 15-02344. Retaliation/Violation of law, rule & regulation. 15-2 ARB ¶ 6538; 2015 WL 6473081, 115 LRP 49113. September 30, 2015.
76. Warrensville: GCC/IBT/546M and City of Warrensville Heights. FMCS No. 17-53712. Discharge. July 17, 2017. Unpublished opinion. 
77. Postal Service: PPOA and USPS. USPS No. J14K-1J-D17474755. Discharge. March 19, 2018. Unpublished opinion. 
78. Veterans Affairs: AFGE Local 1045 and DVA. FMCS No. 17-00819. Removal. 18-1 ARB ¶ 7132, 2018 WL 2356372, 118 LRP 14879. March 30, 2018.