November 20, 2001 |
The union representing mechanics for UAL Corp.'s United Airlines has rejected an arbitration effort by a government board, raising the possibility of a strike at the second-biggest U.S. carrier. The International Assn. of Machinists and Aerospace Workers turned down the National Mediation Board's offer to help resolve a contract dispute between the Chicago-based carrier and 15,000 mechanics and other employees, union spokesman Joe Tiberi said.
October 24, 2013 |
According to website roadcycling.com, Johan Bruyneel, who was Lance Armstrong's team sports director through all his Tour de France wins, along with former team doctors Pedro Celaya and Jose Marti will have an arbitration hearing with USADA, the United States organization charged with patrolling illegal doping in U.S. sports. Armstrong chose not to accept arbitration and was banned for life from all sports under the umbrella of USADA. According to the website report, Bruyneel, Celaya and Marti will have the arbitration hearing in December in London.
September 3, 1999 |
With the resignations of 22 major league umpires having become effective Thursday, their union faced the possibility that one failed labor strategy could lead to another. In exchange for management agreeing to keep the 22 on salary through the final month of the season and submit the dispute to arbitration, the union agreed to withdraw a federal lawsuit and its allegation to the National Labor Relations Board of unfair labor practice by management.
January 16, 1997 |
American Airlines and its pilots passed up a chance Wednesday to have their contract dispute settled by an arbitrator, putting the nation's No. 2 carrier 30 days away from a possible strike. If no settlement is reached during the so-called cooling-off period, the pilots would be allowed to strike Feb. 15 and American would be free to impose the contract it wants. American's parent company, AMR Corp.
January 20, 2010 |
Two-time National League Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum asked for a record $13 million in salary arbitration Tuesday, but the San Francisco Giants offered their ace $8 million. Lincecum is seeking the richest contract ever awarded in arbitration, surpassing the $10 million that Alfonso Soriano (2006) and Francisco Rodriguez (2008) received after losing cases and Ryan Howard received after winning his in 2008. If Lincecum and the Giants don't settle, an arbitration panel will hold a hearing next month and pick one of the salaries.
January 31, 2014 |
The Angels avoided arbitration with new third baseman David Freese and returning reliever Kevin Jepsen on Friday, signing Freese for $5.05 million and Jepsen for $1.46 million. Both players settled at the midpoints of salary figures they exchanged with the team in mid-January. Freese, acquired from the St. Louis Cardinals in the Peter Bourjos trade, was expected to go to a hearing because the sides were $1.9 million apart, a considerable gap. Freese, the 2011 National League Championship Series and World Series most valuable player for the Cardinals, hit .262 with a .340 on-base percentage, .381 slugging percentage, nine home runs and 60 runs batted in last season.
August 8, 2000 |
An international arbitrator Monday ended a long-standing dispute between Arthur Andersen and its sister firm Andersen Consulting, ruling that the profitable consulting arm can run its own show without any future payments to the accounting firm. Both sides claimed victory after the ruling by a Paris-based arbitrator, but Arthur Andersen's chief executive resigned hours after the decision came down.
February 20, 2010 |
Jeff Mathis didn't have much in the way of regular-season offensive statistics to support his case in arbitration, but the catcher's impressive defensive resume and some big playoff hits apparently swayed a three-person panel in his favor. Mathis was awarded a salary of $1.3 million on Friday, a significant amount over the $700,000 figure submitted by the Angels. The 26-year-old, who shares time behind the plate with Mike Napoli , hit only .211 with five home runs and 28 runs batted in last season.
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May 26, 1994 |
In a small victory for the Westminster firefighters union, a federal judge has ordered the city to submit to arbitration of a grievance filed by Paul Gilbrook, the union president who was fired in February. This week's ruling by U.S. District Judge Ronald S. Lew means that the cases of five other recently dismissed Fire Department employees will also be resolved by arbitration, not a City Council-appointed panel.
December 28, 1988
Orel Hershiser, the Dodgers' playoff and World Series most valuable player, and the Oakland Athletics' Jose Canseco, the American League's MVP, are among 177 players eligible to file for salary arbitration. Roger Clemens of the Boston Red Sox, the 1986 and 1987 AL Cy Young Award winner, and outfielder Kirby Puckett of the Minnesota Twins are also eligible for arbitration, as are Angel first baseman Wally Joyner and Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Ted Higuera.