PPG Indus., Incorp. v. Int'l Chem. Workers Union Council of the United Food and Commercial Workers, No. 08-2180 - Contract Law - U.S. Fourth Circuit
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PPG Indus., Incorp. v. Int'l Chem. Workers Union Council of the United Food and Commercial Workers, No. 08-2180

District court's order vacating an arbitrator's award in favor of a union on the ground that the arbitrator exceeded his authority by adding a term to the underlying contract is reversed and remanded as, even if the arbitrator erred, he acted within the scope of his authority under the contract.     

Read PPG Indus., Incorp. v. Int'l Chem. Workers Union Council of the United Food and Commercial Workers, No. 08-2180

Appellate Information

Argued: September 30, 2009

Decided: November 20, 2009

Judges

Opinion by Judge Motz

Counsel

For Appellant: August Randall Vehar, Akron, Ohio

For Appellee:  C. David Morrison, Steptoe & Johnson, LLP, Clarksburg, West Virginia