By Jeannie O’Sullivan (Sept. 22, 2021, 6:01 p.m. EDT) – The Third Circuit on Wednesday questioned a claim by a Pennsylvania newspaper that the statute of limitations for challenging a union’s arbitration award was did not begin until the referee’s full decision has been rendered, suggesting that the countdown really begins when the prize is first announced.
During oral argument, a three-judge panel suggested that the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette had all the information it needed to bring an action when it first received notice that the sentence had been made, approximately one month before the arbitrator issues a written decision setting out the reasoning for the prize.
“Everything you needed to know to bring your action was there …
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