By Jonathan Klein

On January 13, 2017, Arbitrator Norman Brand found in favor of our client that a Teamsters grievant was terminated for just cause after performance issues and several warnings and suspensions.  His grievance was denied.

Teamsters Local 853 argued the Company did not have just cause, but ultimately after three costly errors resulting in a one-day suspension, three-day suspension, and finally termination, Arbitrator Norman Brand agreed Grievant failed to carry out his responsibilities as a licensed pasteurizer.

Read the Arbitration Award.