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Labor & Employment — Public Employees – Attorney’s Fees – Substantial Justification – Special Circumstances – Discretion (access required)

  Frampton v. University of North Carolina (Lawyers Weekly No. 011-244-17, 11 pp.) (Wanda Bryant, J.) Appealed from Orange County Superior Court (James Hardin Jr., J.) N.C. App. Holding: Even though the defendant-university didn’t follow its own disciplinary procedures when ...

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Labor & Employment – Collective Bargaining Agreement – Subject Matter Jurisdiction – Failure to Exhaust Remedies – Abandoned Arbitration (access required)

Staudner v. Robinson Aviation, Inc. (Lawyers Weekly No. 002-034-17, 9 pp.) (Terrence Boyle, J.) 4:15-cv-00098; E.D.N.C. Holding: Defendants’ collective bargaining agreement gave plaintiff the option of pursuing his grievance independently, through arbitration. When plaintiff abandoned the arbitration procedure, he failed ...

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