Where appellant union challenged a district court order vacating an arbitration award originally entered in its favor, seeking reinstatement of the arbitrator’s award, the provisions regarding travel costs construed by the arbitrator were interpreted in light of the relevant collective-bargaining agreement and were rooted in the essence of the contract, so the judgment is reversed.
Judgment is reversed.
Nat’l Elevator Bargaining Ass’n v. Int’l Union of Elevator Constructors (MLW No. 73105/Case No. 18-1584 – 8 pages) (U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit, Erickson, J.) Appealed from U.S. District Court, Southern District of Iowa, Ebinger, J. (Jennifer Rachel Simon, Washington, D.C., argued for appellant) (Timothy E. Copeland Jr., Brattleboro, Vermont, argued for appellee; Susan Fitzke and Pamela J. Coyne appeared on the brief).