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Grievance Arbitration Decisions

This page features grievance arbitration decisions beginning with disputes arising from the 2005-2007 collective bargaining agreements. A list of Agencies and Higher Education Institutions full name and acronym is available for your reference.

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Union Agency Date Type Grievant(s) Primary Issue Arbitrator Document(s)
Coalition (Union of Physicians of Washington) DSHS 2012-07-30 Non-Disciplinary Aziz Flexible Schedule Luella E. Nelson Opinion & Award
Coalition (Union of Physicians of Washington) DSHS 2012-04-11 Non-Disciplinary Group Extra Duty Pay Walter Kawecki, Jr. Opinion & Award
InlandBoatmen's Union of the Pacific Masters, Mates and Pilots WSF 2013-03-19 Non-Disciplinary Garner Assault Benefits Jamie L. Siegel Opinion & Award
InlandBoatmen's Union of the Pacific Masters, Mates and Pilots WSF 2010-02-19 Non-Disciplinary Group Winter Schedules Timothy D.W. Williams

Summary

Opinion & Award
InlandBoatmen's Union of the Pacific Masters, Mates and Pilots WSF 2012-08-07 Non-Disciplinary Group Reduction of Crew Levels Lisa A. Hartrich

Opinion & Award

InlandBoatmen's Union of the Pacific Masters, Mates and Pilots WSF 2014-06-06 Non-Disciplinary Manes Seniority/Pay Claire Nickleberry

Opinion & Award

InlandBoatmen's Union of the Pacific Masters, Mates and Pilots WSF 2013-09-11 Non-Disciplinary McElhose Overtime Pay E. Matthew Greer

Opinion & Award

InlandBoatmen's Union of the Pacific Masters, Mates and Pilots WSF 2014-09-29 Disciplinary Ross Termination Joseph W. Duffy

Opinion & Award

InlandBoatmen's Union of the Pacific Masters, Mates and Pilots WSF 2013-05-07 Non-Disciplinary Tegnell Crew Requirements Robin A. Romeo

Opinion & Award

Marine Engineers Beneficial Association WSF 2013-03-01 Non-Disciplinary Group Overtime Pay Michael E. Cavanaugh

Opinion & Award

Masters, Mates and Pilots WSF 2013-06-19 Non-Disciplinary Group Relief Deck Officers Overtime Lawrence E. Little

Opinion & Award

Masters, Mates and Pilots WSF 2009-05-11 Disciplinary Tracy Termination Frederick G. Ihrig

Opinion & Award

Masters, Mates and Pilots WSF 2011-02-14 Non-Disciplinary Russell Rejection of Deck Officers Alan R. Krebs

Summary

Opinion & Award

Metal Trades WSF 2011-09-14 Disciplinary Chaussee Demotion Edwin R. Render

Opinion & Award

PTE, Local 17 DOT 2011-08-12 Disciplinary Ammann Reduction in Pay Anthony D. Vivenzio Opinion & Award
PTE, Local 17 DOT 2011-07-28 Disciplinary Hess Reduction in Pay Howell L. Lankford Opinion & Award
PTE, Local 17 DOT 2012-09-08 Non-Disciplinary Mayrhofer Layoff Marvin L. Schurke Opinion & Award
PTE, Local 17 WSP 2011-01-26 Disciplinary Houbre Termination Joseph W. Duffy Opinion & Award
PTE, Local 17 WSP 2010-01-15 Non-Disciplinary Madole Disability Separation Starr Knutson Opinion & Award
SEIU 1199NW DSHS 2011-09-28 Disciplinary Ray Dismissal Anthony D. Vivenzio Opinion & Award
SEIU, Local 925 DEL/DSHS 2009-04-09 Non-Disciplinary Parker Subsidy Payments Richard W. Croll

Summary

Opinion & Award
Teamsters, Local 117 DOC 2016-03-17 Non- Disciplinary Lowry Trial Service Reversion Gary L. Axon Opinion & Award
Teamsters, Local 117 DOC 2010-06-30 Non-Disciplinary Ahrens Overtime Not Offered by Seniority John R. Swanson

Summary

Opinion & Award
Teamsters, Local 117 DOC 2009-10-16 Disciplinary Aguilar Termination Michael G. Merrill Opinion & Award
Teamsters, Local 117 DOC 2010-10-04 Disciplinary Anderson Demotion John R. Swanson Opinion & Award
Teamsters, Local 117 DOC 2008-12-31 Non-Disciplinary Azzinaro Vacation Leave Carol J. Teather

Summary

Opinion & Award

Teamsters, Local 117 DOC 2011-08-02 Disciplinary Bos Termination Marsha M. Saylor Opinion & Award
Teamsters, Local 117 DOC 2011-07-12 Non-Disciplinary Bogulaski Pay for work in a higher class Joseph W. Duffy Opinion & Award
Teamsters, Local 117 DOC 2012-03-28 Disciplinary Cone Termination Michael E. Cavanaugh Opinion & Award
Teamsters, Local 117 DOC 2013-02-25 Non-Disciplinary Finch Improper FMLA Designation & Fitness for Duty/Reasonable Accommodation Michael E. Cavanaugh Opinion & Award
Teamsters, Local 117 DOC 2011-05-05 Non-Disciplinary Group Temporary Layoffs Anthony D. Vivenzio Opinion & Award
Teamsters, Local 117 DOC 2012-08-01 Non-Disciplinary Group Denial of Personal Holidays James A. Lundberg Opinion & Award
Teamsters, Local 117 DOC 2013-07-07 Disciplinary Group Demotion/ Termination Michael E. Cavanaugh Opinion & Award
Teamsters, Local 117 DOC 2013-11-06 Non-Disciplinary Group Life Threatening Paid Leave Timothy D.W. Williams

Opinion & Award

Teamsters, Local 117 DOC 2009-08-14 Non-Disciplinary Group Denial of CBA Days/Personal Holidays Richard M. Humphreys

Summary

Opinion & Award
Teamsters, Local 117 DOC 2009-01-16 Non-Disciplinary Group Denial of Voluntary Overtime Anthony D. Vivenzio

Summary

Opinion & Award
Teamsters, Local 117 DOC 2007-01-22 Non-Disciplinary Group Overtime Exempt Employees William Greer

Summary

Opinion & Award
Teamsters, Local 117 DOC 2007-06-04 Non-Disciplinary Johnson, Estes Denial of Voluntary Overtime Michael E. Cavanaugh

Summary

Opinion & Award
Teamsters, Local 117 DOC 2007-07-03 Non-Disciplinary Kelly Safety Standards and Principles Timothy D.W. Williams

Summary

Opinion & Award
Teamsters, Local 117 DOC 2012-08-01 Disciplinary Klamp Demotion Philip Kienast Opinion & Award
Teamsters, Local 117 DOC 2009-07-17 Non-Disciplinary -- Overtime Anthony D. Vivenzio

Summary

Opinion & Award
Teamsters, Local 117 DOC 2007-01-15 Disciplinary Lybecker, McLeod Termination David W. Stiteler Opinion & Award
Teamsters, Local 117 DOC 2012-31-12 Disciplinary Meza Termination Lawrence E. Little Opinion & Award
Teamsters, Local 117 DOC 2007-06-19 Disciplinary Mickelson Termination Donald E. Olson, Jr. Opinion & Award
Teamsters, Local 117 DOC 2008-06-06 Disciplinary Minnabarriet Suspension Philip Kienast Opinion & Award
Teamsters, Local 117 DOC 2009-02-19 Disciplinary Monson Termination Anthony D. Vivenzio Opinion & Award
Teamsters, Local 117 DOC 2007-02-20 Disciplinary Olsen Termination William B. Gould IV Opinion & Award
Teamsters, Local 117 DOC 2010-10-04 Non-Disciplinary Orton Seniority Michael E. Cavanaugh

Summary

Opinion & Award
Teamsters, Local 117 DOC 2007-01-26 Disciplinary Roberts Termination Timothy D.W. Williams Opinion & Award
Teamsters, Local 117 DOC 2006-09-09 Disciplinary Royal Demotion David Gaba Opinion & Award
Teamsters, Local 117 DOC 2013-09-30 Disciplinary Smet Demotion Katrina I. Boedecker Opinion & Award
Teamsters, Local 117 DOC 2011-01-20 Disciplinary Wallace Termination Joseph W. Duffy Opinion & Award
Teamsters, Local 117 DOC 2014-08-01 Non-Disciplinary Wilds Improper Bid Post Removal Joseph W. Duffy Opinion & Award
Teamsters, Local 117 DOC 2011-02-25 Disciplinary Zirkle Termination Anthony D. Vivenzio Opinion & Award
Teamsters, Local 117 DOC 2006-07-18 Disciplinary Zwick Termination David W. Stiteler Opinion & Award
UFCW, Local 21 LCB 2008-04-29 Disciplinary Furman Demotion Howell L. Lankford Opinion & Award
WAFWP DFW 2012-01-24 Non-Disciplinary Group Temporary Layoffs Stanley H. Michelstetter II

Opinion & Award

WAFWP DFW 2011-06-07 Disciplinary Olds Termination Michael E. Cavanaugh

Opinion & Award

WFSE Group All General Government & Higher Education 2015-11-11 Non-Disciplinary Group Healthcare Premium Surcharge David W. Stiteler

Opinion & Award

WFSE AGR 2009-05-05 Non-Disciplinary Group Compensatory Time Howell L. Lankford

Opinion & Award

WFSE AGR 2015-02-24 Disciplinary Zanol Termination John M. Caraway

Summary

Opinion & Award
WFSE DES 2012-03-07 Non-Disciplinary Saxon Layoff Howell L. Lankford

Opinion & Award

WFSE DFW 2013-12-02 Disciplinary Stedman Demotion Mark E. Brennan

Opinion & Award

WFSE DIS 2006-11-03 Non-Disciplinary Longnecker, Ambrose Overtime Exemption Howell L. Lankford

Summary

Opinion & Award
WFSE DNR 2009-01-06 Disciplinary Bhagwandin Suspension Michael E. Cavanaugh Opinion & Award
WFSE DNR 2009-02-20 Disciplinary Gibbons Termination Martin Henner Opinion & Award
WFSE DNR 2010-08-03 Disciplinary Moller Termination Philip Kienast Opinion & Award
WFSE DOC 2012-10-24 Non-Disciplinary Carlson Layoff Paul M. Grace Opinion & Award
WFSE DOC 2014-01-16 Non-Disciplinary Harris Layoff Elizabeth C. Wesman Opinion & Award
WFSE DOC 2008-05-09 Non-Disciplinary Hubbard Safety and Health David W. Stiteler

Summary

Opinion & Award
WFSE DOC 2011-04-01 Disciplinary Bromps Suspension James M. Paulson

Opinion & Award

WFSE DOC 2012-12-11 Disciplinary Hills Reduction in Pay Anthony D. Vivenzio

Opinion & Award

WFSE DOL 2013-10-18 Disciplinary Kendall Letter of Reprimand Eduardo Escamilla Opinion & Award
WFSE DOL 2013-07-02 Disciplinary O'Connell Dismissal Fredric R. Dichter

Opinion & Award

WFSE DOL 2011-12-27 Disciplinary Roberts Suspension Michael E. Cavanaugh

Opinion & Award

WFSE DOH 2013-06-14 Non-Disciplinary Kosciow Performance Evaluation Anthony D. Vivenzio

Opinion & Award

WFSE DOT 2009-09-17 Disciplinary Tate Demotion David W. Stiteler Opinion & Award
WFSE DOT 2007-02-02 Non-Disciplinary Bhalerao, Corbett Overtime Exempt Standby Pay Howell L. Lankford

Summary

Opinion & Award
WFSE DOT 2012-06-06 Non-Disciplinary Cox Denial of Shared Leave Michael E. Cavanaugh

Opinion & Award

WFSE DOT 2006-11-08 Non-Disciplinary Martin Overtime During Standby Kathryn T. Whalen

Summary

Opinion & Award
WFSE DSHS 2016-06-21 Non- Disciplinary King Flex Schedule Overtime Mark E. Brennan Opinion & Award
WFSE DSHS 2012-09-24 Disciplinary Anderson Dismissal Richard M. Humphreys Opinion & Award
WFSE DSHS 2007-06-13 Non-Disciplinary Barker Bid System (SOLA) Alan R. Krebs

Summary

Opinion & Award
WFSE DSHS 2011-05-27 Disciplinary Blanchard Demotion Philip Kienast Opinion & Award
WFSE DSHS 2010-06-04 Non-Disciplinary Bolander Separation Michael E. Cavanaugh Opinion & Award
WFSE DSHS 2009-03-23 Non-Disciplinary Burinsky Hours of Work Alan R. Krebs

Summary

Opinion & Award
WFSE DSHS 2008-04-14 Disciplinary Casady Demotion Michael E. de Grasse Opinion & Award
WFSE DSHS 2007-10-11 Disciplinary Clark Termination Gary L. Axon Opinion & Award
WFSE DSHS 2009-09-28 Disciplinary Davis Termination William Greer Opinion & Award
WFSE DSHS 2009-12-02 Disciplinary DiMichel Termination Michael E. Cavanaugh Opinion & Award
WFSE DSHS 2013-04-26 Disciplinary Ethington Suspension Eduardo Escamilla Opinion & Award
WFSE DSHS 2011-08-18 Non-Disciplinary Forman Hiring and Appointments James M. Paulson Opinion & Award
WFSE DSHS 2012-01-18 Non-Disciplinary Group Temporary Layoff Gary L. Axon Opinion & Award
WFSE DSHS 2012-08-13 Non-Disciplinary Group Temporary Layoffs Carol J. Teather Opinion & Award
WFSE DSHS 2014-09-19 Non-Disciplinary Group Safe Work Environment Carol J. Teather Opinion & Award
WFSE DSHS 2008-07-18 Disciplinary Hughes Suspension Sandra Smith Gangle Opinion & Award
WFSE DSHS 2006-08-07 Disciplinary Hunter Termination Joseph W. Duffy Opinion & Award
WFSE DSHS 2007-08-22 Non-Disciplinary Lauterbach Hours of Work Philip Kienast

Summary

Opinion & Award
WFSE DSHS 2009-10-05 Non-Disciplinary Mack Sick Leave, FMLA use for Baby Bonding Alan R. Krebs

Summary

Opinion & Award
WFSE DSHS 2006-09-05 Non-Disciplinary McCasland Union Activities M. Zane Lumbley

Summary

Opinion & Award
WFSE DSHS 2010-02-03 Disciplinary McGenty Termination Richard W. Croll Opinion & Award
WFSE DSHS 2010-08-09 Disciplinary Mitchell Termination Martin Henner Opinion & Award
WFSE DSHS 2009-06-01 Disciplinary Nusbaum, Yates Termination Michael E. Cavanaugh Opinion & Award
WFSE DSHS 2009-12-08 Disciplinary Pearson Reduction in Pay David W. Stiteler Opinion & Award
WFSE DSHS 2009-06-05 Disciplinary Pope Letter of Reprimand Fredric R. Dichter Opinion & Award
WFSE DSHS 2011-04-18 Non-Disciplinary Riggs Discipline File William Greer

Summary

Opinion & Award

WFSE DSHS 2008-09-24 Non-Disciplinary Ripke SOLA Move/ Classification Gary L. Axon

Summary

Opinion & Award
WFSE DSHS 2007-08-28 Disciplinary Sandoval Termination Sandra Smith Gangle Opinion & Award
WFSE DSHS 2014-06-25 Disciplinary Sarabia-Morales Termination Howell L. Lankford Opinion & Award
WFSE DSHS 2008-04-15 Disciplinary Shakerine Termination William Greer Opinion & Award
WFSE DSHS

2010-09-13

Non-Disciplinary Sinclair Separation Fredric R. Dichter Opinion & Award
WFSE DSHS 2013-02-06 Non-Disciplinary Smith Shift Differential Pay Fredric R. Dichter

Opinion & Award

WFSE DSHS 2011-01-13 Non-Disciplinary Spilker Dismissal Eduardo Escamilla

Opinion & Award

WFSE DSHS 2013-08-02 Disciplinary Spilker Callback Pay Michael E. deGrasse

Summary

Opinion & Award
WFSE DSHS 2007-03-26 Disciplinary Steele Termination Richard W. Croll Opinion & Award
WFSE DSHS 2009-10-15 Disciplinary Teeter Termination Michael E. Cavanaugh Opinion & Award
WFSE DSHS 2013-08-05 Non-Disciplinary Vance Temporary Layoff Michael E. Cavanaugh Opinion & Award
WFSE DSHS 2009-08-26 Non-Disciplinary White Union Activities, Leave Denial Richard W. Croll

Summary

Opinion & Award
WFSE DSHS 2012-04-16 Disciplinary Whitehead Dismissal Eduardo Escamilla

Opinion & Award

WFSE DSHS 2007-09-02 Non-Disciplinary Witham Performance Evaluation Carol J. Teather

Summary

Opinion on Arbitrability

Opinion & Award
WFSE ECY 2014-05-19 Non-Disciplinary Dahmen Reallocation Joseph W. Duffy Opinion & Award
WFSE ECY 2011-12-30 Non-Disciplinary Group Temporary Layoffs Kathryn T. Whalen

Ruling on Arbitrability

WFSE ECY 2012-02-17 Non-Disciplinary Group Temporary Layoffs Frederic R. Dichter

Opinion & Award

WFSE ECY 2007-03-19 Non-Disciplinary Pressley Union Activities Paul M. Grace

Summary

Opinion & Award
WFSE ESD 2008-03-05 Disciplinary Bergener Demotion Carol J. Teather Opinion & Award
WFSE ESD 2009-07-20 Disciplinary Colbert Demotion Gary L. Axon Opinion & Award
WFSE ESD 2006-07-21 Disciplinary Jaksich Letter of Reprimand Sylvia Skratek Opinion & Award
WFSE ESD 2014-12-16 Non-Disciplinary Ledford Overpayment Dorothy A. Fallon Opinion & Award
WFSE ESD 2009-07-13 Disciplinary Maxwell Termination Kathryn T. Whalen Opinion & Award
WFSE ESD 2013-19-02 Disciplinary McDonald Termination Anthony D. Vivenzio Opinion & Award
WFSE ESD 2008-08-25 Disciplinary Oyetuga Demotion Fredric R. Dichter Opinion & Award
WFSE ESD 2014-01-03 Disciplinary Pender Demotion John Eberhart Opinion & Award
WFSE ESD 2012-19-12 Non-Disciplinary Schley Layoff Luella E. Nelson Opinion & Award
WFSE ESD 2007-05-09 Disciplinary Schley Termination David W. Stiteler Opinion & Award
WFSE ESD 2007-09-26 Non-Disciplinary Bergener Performance Evaluation William Greer

Summary

Opinion & Award
WFSE ESD 2008-04-06 Non-Disciplinary Group Assignment Pay for Dual Language James M. Paulson

Summary

Opinion & Award
WFSE ESD 2011-10-13 Non-Disciplinary Group Layoff and Recall Anthony D. Vivenzio

Opinion & Award

WFSE ESD 2007-12-14 Non-Disciplinary Guevara Assignment Pay for Dual Language Gary L. Axon

Summary

Opinion & Award
WFSE ESD 2011-04-19 Non-Disciplinary Oster Posting Non-Permanent Positions Alan R. Krebs

Summary

Opinion & Award

WFSE HCA 2011-04-21 Non-Disciplinary Goodwillie Disability Separation Frederic R. Dichter

Summary

Opinion & Award

WFSE L&I 2008-11-12 Disciplinary Dillingham Reduction in Pay Fredric R. Dichter Opinion & Award
WFSE L&I 2008-04-15 Disciplinary Flores Demotion Howell L. Lankford Opinion & Award
WFSE L&I 2009-03-24 Non-Disciplinary Hess Hiring and Appointments Martin Henner

Opinion & Award

WFSE L&I 2010-05-25 Non-Disciplinary Low Layoff and Recall Eric B. Lindauer

Summary

Opinion & Award
WFSE L&I 2011-09-26 Disciplinary Paddock Reduction in Pay Michael E. Cavanaugh

Opinion & Award

WFSE L&I 2012-08-21 Disciplinary Slusher Demotion Kathryn T. Whalen

Opinion & Award

WFSE L&I 2011-10-21 Disciplinary Steffler Termination Sandra Smith Gangle

Opinion & Award

WFSE MIL 2014-12-12 Non-Disciplinary Kadrmas Step M Richard L. Ahearn

Opinion & Award

WFSE MIL 2013-06-23 Disciplinary Lauvao Termination Richard L. Ahearn

Opinion & Award

WFSE UTC 2006-12-28 Non-Disciplinary Chapman Licensure and Certification Jane R. Wilkinson

Summary

Opinion & Award
WFSE UTC 2014-07-07 Disciplinary Chapman Termination Michael E. Cavanaugh

Opinion & Award

WFSE WSP 2011-02-05 Disciplinary Grenier Suspension Frederic R. Dichter Opinion & Award
WFSE WSP 2013-06-13 Non-Disciplinary Group Inclement Weather Paul M. Grace Opinion & Award
WFSE WSP 2013-10-28 Non-Disciplinary Tufts Work Schedule Frederic R. Dichter Opinion & Award
WPEA DFW 2006-10-31 Non-Disciplinary Naylor Work Schedule Martin Henner

Summary

Opinion & Award
WPEA DNR 2007-06-13 Non-Disciplinary Group Hours of Work Carol J. Teather

Summary

Opinion & Award
WPEA DNR 2010-08-25 Disciplinary Group Termination Frederic R. Dichter Opinion & Award
WPEA DNR 2007-07-25 Non-Disciplinary James Disability Separation Carol J. Teather Opinion & Award
WPEA LCB 2011-03-25 Non-Disciplinary White Reallocation Overpayment Alan R. Krebs

Summary

Opinion & Award

WPEA LCB 2006-11-29 Disciplinary Asplund Letter of Reprimand David W. Stiteler Ruling on Arbitrability
WPEA WSP 2007-01-22 Non-Disciplinary Larsen Callback Pay William Greer

Summary

Opinion & Award
WFSE-HE CCS 2015-01-16 Non-Disciplinary Wilkinson-Orvik Demotion Kathryn T. Whalen

Opinion & Award

WFSE-HE SCCC 2016-06-13 Non- Disciplinary Fey Performance Evaluation Joseph W. Duffy Opinion & Award
WFSE-HE SCCC 2014-09-05 Non-Disciplinary Group Contracting Work Fredric R. Dichter

Opinion & Award

WFSE-HE TCC 2011-02-17 Non-Disciplinary Carr Vacation Leave Joseph W. Duffy

Summary

Opinion & Award

WFSE-HE TESC 2010-03-09 Disciplinary Beebe Suspension Kathryn T. Whalen Opinion & Award
WFSE-HE TESC 2010-09-09 Disciplinary Johnson Suspension Gary L. Axon Opinion & Award
WFSE-HE SCCD-17 2007-07-11 Disciplinary Lawrence Termination Carol J. Teather Opinion & Award
WPEA-HE CLC 2007-02-26 Non-Disciplinary Presley Leave Donation William Greer

Summary

Opinion & Award
WSPTA WSP 2011-03-24 Non-Disciplinary Group Case Consolidation and Arbitrability Ross Runkel Opinion & Award
WSPTA WSP 2009-03-31 Non-Disciplinary Group Geographic Assignment Pay Michael H. Beck

Summary

Opinion & Award