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BEFORE THE ARBITRATOR

In the Matter of the Arbitration

of a Dispute Between

LOCAL UNION 2898, UNITED BROTHERHOOD

CARPENTERS AND JOINERS OF AMERICA,

and

CHIPPEWA INDUSTRIES, INC.

Case 16

No. 44148

AFL-CIO A-4649

Appearances:

Mr. Lowell Schultz, Assistant Business Representative, Midwestern Industrial Council, appearing on behalf of the Union.

Mr. Joseph L. Stark, President, appearing on behalf of the Company.

ARBITRATION AWARD

Local Union 2898, United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America, AFL-CIO, hereinafter referred to as the Union, and Chippewa Industries, Inc., hereinafter referred to as the Company, are parties to a collective bargaining agreement which provides for the final and binding arbitration of disputes arising thereunder. The Union made a request, with the concurrence of the Company, that the Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission designate a member of its staff to act as an arbitrator to hear and decide a grievance over the meaning and application of the terms of the agreement. The undersigned was so designated. A hearing was conducted by the undersigned in Glidden, Wisconsin on August 14, 1990 and October 15, 1990, during the course of which the parties agreed to a resolution of the instant grievance, which by its terms, causes the undersigned to make and issue the following

CONSENT AWARD

1. The Company will deposit a minimum of $578 per week, which consists of $117.62/week as the employes' share and $460.38/week as the Company's share, into the medical account for Glidden employes. The $578 per week minimum will be adjusted as the crew size changes.

2. The minimum of $578 per week will also be disbursed each week for Glidden employes' medical bills.

3. The Company shall give an accounting each month by showing its cancelled checks to the representative of the employes.

Dated at Madison, Wisconsin this 25th day of October, 1990.

By

Lionel L. Crowley, Arbitrator