Grievance Procedure Sample Clauses

Grievance Procedure. A "grievance" is a dispute between the Board of Education and an employee represented by the Union, whether or not such employee is a member of the Union, or between the Union and the Board of Education, as hereinafter provided, concerning the interpretation, application of, or compliance with, any provision of this Agreement. When any such grievance arises, the following steps shall be observed: Informal Step: When an employee becomes aware of the act on which a grievance is to be based, the employee and the Union representative shall discuss the grievance with the employee’s immediate supervisor. If the grievance is to be filed with the grievant’s immediate supervisor, there should be an attempt to resolve the grievance informally. Step 1: In the event that the grievance is not resolved during the Informal step, or in the event the Informal step is not applicable, within twenty (20) days after the occurrence or twenty (20) days after the aggrieved or the union knew or reasonably should have known of the incident which is the subject of the grievance, the aggrieved and the Union may file a written grievance by completing Step 1 of the Grievance Report Form (Appendix F). The grievance shall be signed by both the employee and a union officer and/or grievance chair. The grievance must be dated and must state the alleged facts on which the grievance is based, the date on which the claimed violation of this Agreement occurred, the provision of this Agreement which allegedly has been violated and the relief or remedy requested. The grievance will be filed with the grievant's immediate supervisor. Within seven (7) days after the grievance is filed, the supervisor will conduct a meeting with the aggrieved to discuss the grievance and attempt to resolve it. Within ten (10) days following this meeting, the supervisor will state the decision in writing on the grievance form and provide a copy to the aggrieved. The failure of the aggrieved to appeal any decision to the next step within seven (7) days shall constitute a waiver of the right of further appeal, and a final disposition of the grievance shall be made on the basis of the last decision given. Step 2: In the event that the Union and the aggrieved are not satisfied with the disposition of the grievance at Step 1, the Union may, within seven (7) days of receipt of such decision, request the supervisor to forward the grievance to the Superintendent or designee. The Superintendent or designee, the department head...
Grievance Procedure. A grievance shall be any dispute or complaint concerning the interpretation or application of or compliance with any provisions of this Agreement and shall be taken up in the manner hereinafter provided. 9.l As used in this article, the term "employee" shall mean (1) employee, (2) a group of employees having the same grievance, or (3) Bigfork Unified Classified. 9.2 The Parties hereby agree that informal discussion is encouraged; however, if through informal discussion an employee's grievance is not resolved, he/she may seek relief by following the steps below, in sequence shown: STEP 1 The employee(s) shall reduce the grievance to writing. The employee(s) and/or a designated representative of the Federation shall present it to the employee's immediate supervisor. The grievance must be so presented within twenty (20) working days of the occurrence of the event out of which the grievance arose. The grievance shall state the nature of the incident, the provision of this Agreement on which it is based, the relief sought, and must be signed by an employee or the Federation. The District shall give its written answer within fifteen (15) working days following receipt of the written grievance. STEP 2 If no satisfactory adjustment is agreed upon as provided in Step 1, the matter shall be referred by the aggrieved employee(s) within fifteen (15) working days to Step 2. Upon referral to this Step the grievance shall be referred to the office of the superintendent or his/her designee. The District shall give its written answer within fifteen (15) working days after presentation at Step 2. STEP 3 If no satisfactory adjustment is agreed upon as provided in Step 2, the matter shall be referred by the aggrieved employee(s) within fifteen (15) working days to Step 3. Upon referral to this Step the grievance shall be referred to the Board of Trustees of the District. The Board shall give its written answer within fifteen(15) working days after presentation at Step 3. STEP 4 If no settlement of the grievance is reached in the foregoing steps, the matter may be submitted to arbitration, provided that the Federation has so notified the District in writing within fifteen (15) days following the District's answer to Step 3. The party filing the Notice of Intent to Arbitrate shall within five (5) working days following forwarding of such notice to the District request a panel of seven (7) arbitrators from the Montana Board of Personnel Appeals. In the event the parties agree to...
Grievance Procedure. 15:1 A grievance is hereby defined as a claim of a violation of any specific provisions of this Agreement. No grievance shall be considered unless it has first been presented within fifteen (15) working days of the alleged occurrence or the date the employee or Union should have reasonably become aware of the incident which is the basis for the grievance. Grievances will be considered and adjusted by conference as follows: 15.2 As the initial step in the adjustment of a grievance, it shall be presented to the General Foreman by the Union Shop Steward or in the absence of a Shop Steward, by an authorized Union Representative within the time limit set forth above. Upon mutual agreement the parties shall meet to discuss the grievance; otherwise, the parties shall discuss the grievance by telephone. The General Foreman shall make his/her reply to the person presenting the grievance within seven (7) calendar days of receipt of the grievance or of the meeting, if held. The General Foreman and the Shop Steward or Business Representative shall state the reasons in writing as to why they have been unable to resolve the grievance at this level, when and if, it becomes necessary to refer to the next step of the grievance procedure. 15.3 If a grievance is not settled satisfactorily under Section 15:2, it shall be presented in writing by the Union to the Supervisor within fifteen (15) calendar days, following receipt of the General Foreman’s reply, setting forth the following:
Grievance Procedure. The Employer and the Union recognize that grievances may arise concerning:
Grievance Procedure. The Employer and the Union agree that disputes arising from:
Grievance Procedure. 7.1 Grievance. A grievance is an alleged violation, misinterpretation, or misapplication of the terms of the negotiated agreement between the Board and the Association. 7.2 Settlement of Employee Grievances. The Association and the Board recognize their responsibility for the prompt and orderly disposition of grievances that arise out of the interpretation, application, or alleged breach of any of the provisions of this agreement. The Board and Association agree to attempt to settle all grievances at the lowest possible level. To this end, the parties agree that the provisions of this article shall provide the means of settlement of all such grievances, provided, however, that nothing herein will be construed as limiting the right of any employee to have a complaint adjusted without the intervention of the Association so long as the adjustment is not inconsistent with the terms of the agreement. The employee shall discuss his or her grievance with his or her immediate supervisor and if the problem cannot be resolved at this level, the grievance shall be processed in the following steps: 7.3 Procedural Steps.Step 1. An employee shall present his/her grievance to the principal or appropriate supervisor within ten (10) working days from the date of its occurrence. The grievance shall be in writing and signed by the grievant.The principal and/or designated representative(s) or the appropriate supervisor and/or designated representative(s) will meet with the grievant and a representative of his or her choice, if desired, within ten (10) working days following the receipt of the grievance.The principal or appropriate supervisor will answer the grievance in writing within ten (10) working days after the Step 1 meeting. Step 2. If the answer to the grievance at Step 1 is not satisfactory to the employee, he or she may appeal the grievance in writing to the Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources and/or designated representative(s) within five (5) working days after the principal’s or the appropriate supervisor’s answer. The Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources and/or designated representative(s) will meet with the grievant and a representative of his or her choice, if desired, within ten (10) working days from receipt of the appeal. The Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources and/or designated representative(s) will answer the grievance in writing within ten (10) working days after the Step 2 meeting. Step 3. If the answer to the grievance at Step 2...
Grievance Procedure. A grievance must be submitted in accordance with the following grievance procedure: Step 1. Manager. If any nurse has a grievance, the nurse shall first present the grievance in writing to the nurse's manager within fourteen (14) calendar days from the date the nurse was or should have been aware that the grievance existed. Upon receipt thereof, the manager shall attempt to resolve the problem and shall respond in writing to the nurse within fourteen (14) calendar days following receipt of the written grievance. Step 2. Director. If the matter is not resolved to the nurse's satisfaction at Step 1, the nurse shall present the grievance in writing to the Director (and/or designee) within fourteen (14) calendar days of the manager's decision. Aconference between the nurse (and the Local Unit Chairperson, if requested by the nurse) and the Director (and/or designee) shall be held within fourteen (14) calendar days for the purpose of resolving the grievance. The Director (or designee) shall issue a written reply within fourteen (14) calendar days following the grievance meeting. Step 3. Vice President Patient Care. If the matter is not resolved at Step 2 to the nurse's satisfaction, the grievance shall be referred in writing to the Vice President Patient Care (and/or designee) within fourteen (14) calendar days of the Step 2 decision. The Vice President Patient Care (and/or designee) shall meet with the nurse and the Association Representative within fourteen (14) calendar days of receipt of the Step 3 grievance for the purpose of resolving the grievance. The Vice President Patient Care (or designee) shall issue a written response within fourteen (14) calendar days following the meeting. Step 4. Arbitration. If the grievance is not settled on the basis of the foregoing procedures, and if the grievant and the Association have complied with the specific time limitations specified in Steps 1, 2, 3 and 4 herein, the Association may submit the issue in writing to arbitration within fourteen (14) calendar days following the receipt of the written reply from the Vice President Patient Care or designee. If the Hospital and the Association fail to agree on an arbitrator, a list of eleven (11) arbitrators shall be requested from the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service. The parties shall thereupon alternate in striking a name from the panel until one name remains. The person whose name remains shall be the arbitrator. Any arbitrator accepting an assignment under th...
Grievance Procedure. 10.01 Verbal Notification of ComplaintIt is the mutual desire of the parties hereto that complaints of employees shall be resolved as quickly as possible, it being understood that an employee has no grievance until he/she has first given his/her co-ordinator an opportunity to resolve the complaint. The co- ordinators decision shall be given within twenty four (24) hours. 10.02 Step 1If an employee has a grievance which he/she wishes to present to the Company, he/she shall present his/her written grievance to his/her immediate co-ordinator within ten (10) working days from the event or from the time the employee has knowledge of the event or can reasonably be presumed to have knowledge of the event causing the necessity of the grievance. 10.03 Step 2If the matter is then not settled to the satisfaction of the employee within three (3) days of referral to the co-ordinator the Standing committee may refer to the matter to the Production Manager within a further ten (10) days. An accredited official of Unifor may participate in such conference at the request of either of the parties hereto. 10.04 Step 3If the matter is not settled within ten (10) days after it has been brought to the attention of the Production Manager, the grievance may, upon written request by either party, (a copy of which request shall be delivered to the other party), be referred to the President of the Unifor Local or his/her representative, and the General Manager of the Division, or his/her representative. It is agreed that the Standing Committee and the Production Manager may take part in this meeting. If no agreement is reached at this stage the matter may, within forty-five (45) days, be referred to Arbitration as per Article 11. 10.05 Policy and Group GrievancesA grievance by the Company, or by the Union, involving a matter of general importance to the employees as a whole, concerning the interpretation, application, or alleged violation of the provisions of the Agreement by the other party may be submitted to the other party, in writing, at Step Three within ten (10) days of the facts giving rise to the Grievance instead of following the regular grievance procedure. 10.06 Discharge GrievancesIf a regular employee is discharged and the employee alleges that the discharge was made without just cause, it may be made the subject of a grievance and may be submitted, in writing, within ten (10) days of the discharge at Step Three of the Grievance Procedure. If such grievance shall not b...
Grievance Procedure. CONTRACTOR agrees to provide a system through which recipients of service shall have the opportunity to express and have considered their views, grievances and complaints regarding the delivery of services. This system shall include notification to the recipients of their right to a state hearing.
Grievance Procedure. Informal Resolution ProcedureThe party asserting a grievance shall attempt to resolve the problem through informal communication with the appropriate Dean and Chair/Coordinator. When a cause for complaint occurs, the affected adjunct employee shall request a meeting with the Dean/Director in an effort to resolve the complaint. If the affected adjunct employee is not satisfied with the result of the meeting, he/she and/or HCAFA may formalize the complaint in writing as provided for in Level 1 of the formal grievance procedure set forth below. The informal resolution process shall be completed no later than twenty (20) days after the date of the occurrence giving rise to the grievance or from the date when the grievant might reasonably have become aware of the occurrence. Formal Grievance ProcedureLevel 1. If a complaint is not resolved through the informal resolution procedure, a formal grievance may be submitted in writing by the grievant or HCAFA to the appropriate Dean no later than twenty five (25) days after the date of the occurrence giving rise to the grievance or from the date when the grievant might reasonably have become aware of the occurrence. The formal written grievance shall clearlyidentify the grievant(s), summarize known relevant facts, identify all provisions of the Agreement allegedly violated, and describe the remedy which is being requested. The Dean will meet with the grievant and HCAFA representative(s) to review the grievance no later than ten (10) days after receipt of the grievance. The Dean shall provide a written response to the grievant with a copy to HCAFA no later than ten(10) days after the meeting. The response shall include the reasons for the decision.Level 2. If the grievance is not resolved at Level 1, the grievant or HCAFA may refer the grievance to the Provost or designee by filing the grievance in writing no later than ten (10) days after receipt of the response from Level 1 or no later than ten(10) days after the date the Level 1 response was due if no response is filed by the Dean. The Provost or designee will meet with the grievant and HCAFA representative(s) to review the grievance no later than ten (10) days after receipt of the Level 2 filing. Each party shall have the right to include in its presentation of facts such witnesses as it deems necessary to develop facts pertinent to the grievance. A written response, including reason(s), shall be provided to the grievant with a copy to HCAFA no later than ten (10) ...