Daily Labor Report®

Case: Labor Arbitration/Work Schedules (Arb.)

July 9, 2020, 5:55 PM

The Department of the Air Force violated its contract with AFGE Local 19—which provides that “scheduled, regular training will take place during the assigned shift period and will only be changed when special circumstances (i.e. mass training events) exist that necessitate scheduling off normal times”—when it changed the work schedule of a police officer at Scott AFB in Illinois from 1230 to 2230 four days a week to 0700 until 1730 every other Wednesday for training, Arbitrator Gerard A. Fowler ruled, since there is no evidence of special circumstances or that training officers on their regularly scheduled shift would seriously...

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