First Step. If a dispute cannot be resolved by this method, the Accredited Union Representative may file a formal grievance on the prescribed form with EPSCA/the Employer within fifteen (15) working days of the alleged grievous act. Within ten (10) working days of the filing of the grievance, EPSCA/the Employer shall investigate the grievance and convene a First Step meeting which he or the Accredited Union Representative considers necessary to resolve it. The Management Committee shall be comprised of EPSCA or their designate plus at least one representative of the Employer named in the grievance. The Union Committee shall include at least two persons, one of whom shall be the Accredited Union Representative for the grievor. EPSCA/the Employer shall give his reply on the prescribed form to the Accredited Union Representative within five (5) working days from the date of the First Step meeting. Copies of completed grievance forms signed by the appropriate parties shall be filed by EPSCA/the Employer with the General Manager of EPSCA. The Accredited Union Representative for the grievor will file a copy with the Union. The EPSCA/the Employer will send a copy of any signed first step grievance settlement between the Accredited Union Representative and EPSCA/the Employer to the Union and EPSCA office.
First Step. An attempt shall be made to resolve any grievance in informal, verbal discussion between complainant and his/her principal.
First Step. In general, every employee may seek to settle informally with an immediate supervisor any dispute which may arise, either with or without a local representative in attendance. Such informal settlement shall not be used as a precedent by either party. In the event that the dispute is not settled under this step, the immediate supervisor shall advise the grievor of the name and address of the Employer representative designated to handle grievances at step 2.
First Step. If a dispute cannot be resolved by this method, the Accredited Union Representative for the Union may file a formal grievance on the prescribed form with the Manager of Construction or the Manager of Lines and Stations Construction. Such grievance shall be filed within three (3) working days of the alleged grievous act. Within five (5) working days of the filing of the grievance, the appropriate Manager of Construction shall investigate the grievance and convene a meeting which he or the Accredited Union Representative considers necessary to resolve it. The appropriate Manager of Construction shall give his reply on the prescribed form to the Accredited Union Representative within two (2) working days from the date of the First Step meeting. Copies of completed grievance forms signed by the appropriate parties shall be filed by the appropriate Manager of Construction with the General Manager of the Association and by the Accredited Union Representative with the International Representative of the Union. If a first step grievance meeting is considered appropriate, the Manager of Construction or the Manager of Lines and Stations Construction shall appoint three people to represent management, one of whom shall be a representative of the Employer against whom the grievance has been filed. The Union Committee shall be comprised of at least the Accredited Union Representative.
First Step. The employee must submit his/her appeal to the Department Head within ten calendar days following the employee’s receipt of his/her performance evaluation, and the appeal to the Department Head must be submitted in writing, with the employee specifically stating the reasons why he/she believes the performance evaluation needs to be revised.
First Step. If a mutually satisfactory resolution of a complaint as specified in the paragraph above is not reached, then within seven (7) days of the discussion with the Division Commander of Police, the employee or employees aggrieved may reduce to writing their complaint as a grievance. The grievance complaint shall set forth all of the issues involved, shall be dated and signed by the employee or employees, and shall be submitted to the Chief or designee. The Chief or the Chief’s designee shall make such investigation of the facts and issues as is required and reach a conclusion at the earliest date consistent with the nature of the investigation and with normal conduct of the department's business. Upon reaching such conclusion, but in any event within seven (7) working days of the receipt of the grievance statement, the Chief or designee shall reply in writing stating the department's view of the issue involved.
First Step. Formal grievances shall be filed with the administrator responsible for the disputed action, along with a copy to the Superintendent. The grievance must be filed within twenty (20) days following the time the grievant had knowledge or reasonably should have had knowledge of the basis for the grievance. The Administrator shall meet with the grievant and the Association representative in an attempt to resolve the grievance and shall communicate his/her decision in writing to the grievant, the Superintendent and the President within ten (10) days of receipt of the grievance.
First Step. The grievance shall first be discussed on an informal basis by the grievant with the employee's immediate supervisor within ten (10) days from the date of the action causing the grievance as provided above. The immediate supervisor shall respond within ten (10) days. Every effort shall be made by the parties to resolve the grievance at this level and may include conferences among supervisory or administrative personnel. Such discussions will be held whenever possible during the grievant's work hours.
First Step. Any employee with a grievance may discuss the matter with his/her immediate supervisor, within ten (10) days after the alleged original occurrence of the grievance. If the parties fail to agree within five (5) days after the discussion, or if the immediate supervisor fails to adjust the alleged grievance within five (5) days after the grievance discussion is held, the employee may appeal the grievance to the second step.