NEPBA Lawyers Nolan | Perroni Win Corrections Arbitration Over Settlement Agreement – Instructive Decision For Labor Representative

December 5, 2018

NP Attorney Gary Nolan recently won an important arbitration case on behalf of NEPBA Local 550, the Worcester County Sheriff’s Correctional Officers Association. The employer has on multiple occasions attempted to prevent the member from having his termination case heard on the merits. This NEPBA win allows the member’s case to finally go forward.

The decision is interesting, particulalry for those labor leaders who negotiate settlement agreements with employers, as the arbitrator sets forth important drafting concerns and legal ...

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NEPBA Attorneys Win Discipline Arbitration – Suspension Of Northampton Police Lt. Overturned.

Internal Affairs Investigation Determined To Lack Professional Competence.

November 27, 2018

An arbitrator recently overturned the suspension of Northampton Police Lt. Al Borowski, a member of NEPBA Local 187. In doing so, the arbitrator was highly critical of the internal affairs investigation that was conducted jointly by the Northampton Police Department and a private, 3rd party internal investigation company. NP Attorney Gary Nolan represented the NEPBA and Lt. Borowski.

Lt. Borowski was originally disciplined for his conduct in removing medication from the Department’s ...

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Fired for Facebook Post – NEPBA wins reinstatement of Warren police officer

NEPBA Attorney Tom Horgan using his legal expertise has won a termination case where an Officer was fired for a Facebook post which the town deemed “offensive and unprofessional”.  Warren Massachusetts police officer Shawn Morin, NEPBA Local 195 was terminated for posting a meme on the town’s fire department Facebook page while off duty.   Read the entire case here.

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