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SC senators want to change teacher appeals process

...said.Cindy Coats, chairwoman of the Charleston County School Board, agreed the process needs to end with an independent arbitrator, though for a different reason. Elected school board members are not qualified to determine whether teachers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-03/sc-senators-want-change-teach
Alex Rodriguez sues MLB, union over suspension

...violations of the drug agreement and labor contract.Horowitz, 65, making his second decision as baseball's independent arbitrator, trimmed the discipline to 162 games, plus all postseason games in 2014."While this length of suspension...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-01-13/alex-rodriguez-sues-mlb-
Union appeals A-Rod's suspension

...Players Association formally appealed Alex Rodriguez's 211-game suspension Wednesday, sending the case to an independent arbitrator.Union spokesman Greg Bouris confirmed the appeal and said the players' association had no further comment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-08-07/union-appeals-rods-suspe
Cornwell wants review of NFL discipline policy

...Sports attorney David Cornwell is challenging the NFL's right to discipline players by proposing to appoint an independent arbitrator to review - and have the power to change - rulings made by the commissioner. Cornwell, one of four finalists...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/09/pro_514018.shtml
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Overtime

...Sports attorney David Cornwell is challenging the NFL's right to discipline players by proposing to appoint an independent arbitrator to review -- and have the power to change -- rulings made by the commissioner. Cornwell, one of four finalists...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/03/09/oth_514049.shtml
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Farmers want promised money

...compared with the whites," Mr. Simmons said. Independent arbitrators say farmers who were denied either had not applied...a spokesman for the USDA. And it's up to independent arbitrators, not the USDA or the courts, to determine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/03/met_430235.shtml
Metro
Rocker's suspension reduced

...decision told the AP on the condition they not be identified. Shyam Das, making his first decision as baseball's independent arbitrator, also cut Rocker's $20,000 fine. The amount of the fine will be reduced to $500, one of the sources...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/03/02/met_282213.shtml
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Business briefs: Nasdaq reaches record at closing

...jobs under the terms of its five-year contract with the Teamsters. In a decision released Wednesday evening, independent arbitrator George Nicolau gave Atlanta-based UPS 90 days to add the full-time positions. UPS also must pay back wages...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/02/18/bus_283266.shtml
Business
Rocker hit with MLB suspension

...March 1977 for punching his manager, Frank Lucchesi, probably will end up before Shaym Das, baseball's new independent arbitrator. Players Association general counsel Gene Orza told ESPN that it's a virtual certainty the union will file...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/02/01/oth_280843.shtml
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GM-UAW relationship could change as result of arbitration ruling

DETROIT -- General Motors Corp. is asking an independent arbitrator to fundamentally change the way the world's biggest automaker and the United Auto Workers have conducted their labor relations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/24/bus_234116.shtml
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