GRIEVANCE AND ARBITRATION PROCEDURE. 8.01 The parties to this agreement believe it is important to adjust complaints and grievances as quickly as possible as provided for herein. The employee or Union shall first discuss any individual complaint informally with the Director of Care or designate at the first opportunity.
GRIEVANCE AND ARBITRATION PROCEDURE. Section 1. Grievances are defined as acts, omissions, applications or interpretations alleged to be violations of the terms or conditions of this Agreement. Grievances shall be filed within thirty (30) calendar days of the date the grievant or the Union knows or by reasonable diligence should have known of the alleged grievance, or in the case of discipline, within thirty (30) calendar days of the effective date of the action. In the event that a deadline for filing a grievance, submitting a grievance response, or appealing a grievance response falls on a Saturday, Sunday or university holiday, such action will be considered timely if it is taken by 5:00 p.m. on the following business day (Monday – Friday). Grievances shall be reduced to writing, and shall be signed by the grievant(s), stating the specific Article(s) alleged to have been violated and clear explanation of the alleged violation, sufficient to allow processing of the grievance. In the case of group grievances, the grievance shall specifically enumerate, by name, the affected employees, when known. Otherwise, the affected employees will be generically described (i.e., work location, classification, approximate number of employees) in the grievance. Grievances shall be filed at all steps of this procedure on the form identified as the Official Statement of Grievance Form. Once filed, the Union shall not expand upon the original elements and substance of the written grievance. All grievances shall be processed in accordance with this Article and it shall be the sole and exclusive method of resolving grievances. However, grievances arising under Article 19 - No Discrimination and Article 53 - Reclassification Upward/Downward shall be subject to the alternative procedures specifically outlined in their respective Articles. At the request of either party, a meeting between the Union and the Employer representatives will take place at any step of the grievance procedure within thirty (30) calendar days from the date of the request. If a meeting is held at the request of the grievant and/or the Union, any time limit for the Employer’s response set forth below shall run from the date of the meeting.
GRIEVANCE AND ARBITRATION PROCEDURE. Section 1. A grievance shall be described as a dispute or complaint arising between the parties hereto under or out of this Agreement or the interpretation, application, performance, disciplinary action, termination, or any breach thereof, and shall be processed and disposed of in the following manner:
GRIEVANCE AND ARBITRATION PROCEDURE. The Union Organizer will have the right to contact any represented employee in their workplace, as long as it does not interfere with the normal flow of work (e.g., lunch hour, break, before and after workshifts). The Union agrees to provide the Agency and the Department of Administrative Services Labor Relations Unit with a list of authorized representatives.
GRIEVANCE AND ARBITRATION PROCEDURE. 9.01 The Employer and the Union agree that it is important to adjust complaints and grievances as quickly as possible. It is understood that a Nurse has no grievance until they have first discussed their complaint with their Nurse Manager and the matter has not been resolved. In computing the days for taking any action or giving any notice, Saturdays, Sundays or holidays shall not be counted.