<h1 class="entry-title">Category: NEPBA News</h1>

NEPBA WINS ARBITRATION CASE: City settles case with Northampton police lieutenant

By DUSTY CHRISTENSEN Staff Writer Published: 3/25/2019 4:17:47 PM NORTHAMPTON — The city has vacated a three-day suspension previously given to one of the police department’s lieutenants and withdrawn the findings of an internal investigation that accused him of violating department policy. The settlement between the city and Police Lt. Alan Borowski comes after an […]

Police Union Takes on Town

By Alana Melanson, amelanson@lowellsun.com Updated:   03/26/2019 06:36:03 AM EDT CHELMSFORD — Upset at the how the town handled the police sergeants’ contract — and the subsequent rejection of the arbitration award by Town Meeting — the union has filed a prohibited practice complaint with the state Department of Labor Relations. According to the complaint, filed […]


NEPBA Prevents Disclosure of Arbitration Award Under Right to Know Law In a case litigated by NEPBA attorneys Nolan Perroni, PC, the NEPBA successfully prevented the public release of an arbitration award to a newspaper under the right-to-know statute. The NEPBA has maintained that it should be the Union’s right to decide whether arbitration awards […]