<h1 class="entry-title">Category: Legal Updates</h1>
03 Feb

NEW SUPERIOR COURT DECISION_NEPBA Local 192 – Chelsea Dispatchers v. City of Chelsea

This case involves an ongoing appeal for the Chelsea Dispatchers. We received a great decision from the MA superior court today. The superior court judge ruled in our favor holding the termination grievance was arbitrable despite the contract technically being expired on its face and affirmed the arbitrator’s decision. This is a decision that will […]

12 Jan


Attached is a new decision from Vermont on behalf of Chester VT Police Union. The NEPBA filed a petition for representation a few months back. The Town objected to the proposed makeup of the bargaining unit, specifically, the Town argued that the Sergeant was a supervisory employee under the law and thus otherwise not permitted to […]

08 Sep

NEPBA & Nolan Perroni, PC win Arbitration case for NEPBA Local 550 – Worcester County Sheriff’s Office Probationary Officers – Sick Time Incentive / Bonus Days

LEGAL UPDATE NEPBA Attorney Gary Nolan of Nolan | Perroni, PC recently won an important arbitration decision that will benefit members of six (6) Worcester County Sheriff’s Office academy classes – dating back to 2018.  As a result, retroactive, bonus personal days will be granted for qualifying officers. In the case, the Union argued that […]