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The purpose of this study was to identify the problematic areas between the employer (school district) and the employee (teacher) based upon the written contract between the parties, which resulted in grievances reaching the final level (arbitration) for determination. The analysis of the first ninty three cases reaching arbitration after enactment of the Pennsylvania Public Employe Law, Act 195, was done using the content analysis method. Although ninty three cases were analyzed, ninty eight briefs were required as some cases had two major issues. This usually resulted when the issue or arbitrability was raised before a substantive matter such as a fringe benefit could be determined.