collective bargaining http://wesa.fm en PA Cities and Unions at Odds over Arbitration Law http://wesa.fm/post/pa-cities-and-unions-odds-over-arbitration-law <p>Municipalities are calling for changes to the state’s law on collective bargaining arbitration.<br><br>The 1968 statute sets the rules for how contract awards for police and firefighters must be decided if they come to an impasse with the city, since such public safety workers aren't allowed to go on strike.<br><br>Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlawski said the modifications being suggested are minor, but important - like requiring the arbitrator to consider what kind of award a city would be able to pay.<br> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 14:00:28 +0000 Mary Wilson 8002 at http://wesa.fm