What does a grievance do?
Grievances are a dispute resolution process that you may use when you think the contract has been violated.
You can’t file a grievance against a co-worker.
Asking the Union to grieve another coworker who most likely is a bargained for employee, is not the appropriate, or even a possible course of action..
Why is it important to have a grievance procedure?
A grievance process is designed to give employees and employers a fair and objective system to raise and review serious issues and complaints without bias. A formal grievance procedure should support employees to raise concerns relating to a safe working environment without the fear of any negative repercussions.
What does it mean to put in a grievance?
A grievance procedure is a formal way for an employee to raise a problem or complaint to their employer. The employee can raise a grievance if: they feel raising it informally has not worked. they do not want it dealt with informally. it’s a very serious issue, for example sexual harassment or ‘whistleblowing’
What should you not say to HR?
6 Things You Should Never Tell Human Resources’I found a second job at night’ Don’t make them question your commitment. … ‘Please don’t tell … ‘ Sometimes it’s best to stay quiet. … ‘My FMLA leave was the best vacation yet’ Show you’re back to work. … ‘I slept with … ‘ … ‘I finally settled the lawsuit with my last employer’ … ‘My spouse might be transferred to another city’
What happens if you win a grievance?
What happens if the grievance is successful? If your grievance outcome is upheld, you may feel able to carry on working (assuming that any additional remedy required is put into place by your employer).