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BEFORE THE ARBITRATOR

In the Matter of the Arbitration

of a Dispute Between

NORTHWEST UNITED EDUCATORS

and

BLOOMER SCHOOL DISTRICT

Case 31

No. 50265

MA-8195

Appearances:

Mr. Alan D. Manson, Executive Director, Northwest United Educators, appearing on behalf of NUE.

Weld, Riley, Prenn & Ricci, S.C., Attorneys at Law, by Mr. Stephen L. Weld, appearing on behalf of the District.

ARBITRATION AWARD

Northwest United Educators, hereinafter referred to as NUE, and Bloomer School District, hereinafter referred to as the District, are parties to a collective bargaining agreement which provides for the final and binding arbitration of disputes arising thereunder. The parties jointly requested 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 held in Bloomer, Wisconsin, on February 22, 1994, during the course of which a resolution of the instant grievance was agreed to by the parties, which by its terms, causes the undersigned to make and issue the following

CONSENT AWARD

Duane Taylor requests that he be eligible for early retirement effective March 6, 1994. He offers his resignation effective at the end of the 1993-94 school year and agrees to go on an unpaid leave effective March 6, 1994.

The District accepts the offered resignation and offers the following for the settlement of all litigation:

1. Retroactive wage and benefit prorated payments from the start of the school term through March 6, 1994, as if employed on a 91% contract.

2. Payment of $5,000 in cash and or WRS contribution (Mr. Taylor's choice).

Dated at Madison, Wisconsin, this 24th day of February, 1994.

By Lionel L. Crowley /s/

Lionel L. Crowley, Arbitrator