BEFORE THE ARBITRATOR
In the Matter of the Arbitration of a Dispute Between
ARROWHEAD UNITED TEACHERS
MERTON COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Pursuant to a request by the parties for the appointment of an arbitrator to hear a
between the parties, the Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission designated the
as the arbitrator. Hearing was held in Merton, Wisconsin, on May 20, 1998. During the
parties agreed to resolve the grievance on the basis of the following
Section 14.01 (b) will be amended to read as follows:
Illness or injury of immediate family member. For the purpose of
14.01 (b), immediate family
shall be defined as the employe's parents, spouse, children and any such relationship of the
family, and, any person residing in the employe's household.
A new Section 14.01 (f) will read as follows:
Weddings and wedding rehearsals for immediate family. For the
purpose of 14.01 (f), immediate
family shall be defined as the employe's parents, spouse, children, siblings and their
grandparents, and, any such relationship of the spouse's family, and, any person residing in
The previous 14.01 (f) will become 14.01 (g) without any change in the language and
read as follows:
Leave for similar personal obligations not specifically listed here
may be approved by the
The following language is to be added to
the existing Section 14.03:
"Where the employe is a member of a
wedding party for a person outside of the immediate
family, release days shall be granted for the wedding and the wedding rehearsal, provided
makes the request at least two days in advance and pays the cost of the substitute."
Georgette Kohler will be reimbursed for the substitute costs
incurred on October 17, 1997.
Based on the foregoing Consent Award, the undersigned considers the arbitration
resolved and relinquishes jurisdiction of the matter.
Dated at Madison, Wisconsin, this 29th day of June, 1998.
Douglas V. Knudson, Arbitrator