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BEFORE THE ARBITRATOR

Case 129

In the Matter of the Arbitration No. 50958

of a Dispute Between

LABOR ASSOCIATION OF WISCONSIN

LOCAL 108 No. 50959

MA-8440

and

Case 131

ST. CROIX COUNTY

MA-8441

Case 130

No. 50960

MA-8439

Appearances:

Mr. Thomas A. Bauer, Labor Consultant, Labor Association of Wisconsin, Inc., 206 South Arlington Street, Appleton, Wisconsin 54915, for the Association.

Weld, Riley, Prenn and Ricci, S.C., 715 South Barstow, Suite 111, Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54702-1030, by Mr. Jeffrey P. Hansen, for the County.

ARBITRATION AWARD

Labor Association of Wisconsin, Local 108 (the "Association"), and St. Croix County (the "County"), are signatories to a collective bargaining agreement providing for final and binding arbitration. Pursuant to the parties' request for the appointment of an arbitrator, the Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission, on June 21, 1994, appointed Jane B. Buffett, a member of its staff, to hear and decide a dispute regarding the interpretation and application of the agreement. Hearing was held in Hudson, Wisconsin on August 23, 1994 during which the parties reached agreement in which they authorized the arbitrator to issue the following

CONSENT AWARD

1. The existing grievances will be paid at 50%.

2. The following agreement will control until the successor contract is ratified, but will not be precedential:

A. When only one jailor is scheduled, a jailor vacancy will be offered to the jailor classification.

B. When two jailers are scheduled, the jailor vacancy will be offered to security officers. If no security officer is available, the County will offer the vacancy to a jailor before utilizing an extended off-going security officer and early called-in security officer.

C. If a vacancy occurs in a position scheduled for a security officer, the vacancy will be offered to security officers. If no security officer is available, the vacancy will be offered to jailers before extending or calling in a security officer.

Dated at Madison, Wisconsin this 25th day of August, 1994.

By Jane B. Buffett /s/

Jane B. Buffett, Arbitrator