August 19, 2013: Writing an effective grievance is the first step to winning and the foundation for your case. Avoid common mistakes with these Teamster Grievance Writing Tips.
January 23, 2013: When it comes to defending members, write-ups for absenteeism is one of the most common problems stewards have to deal with.
February 1, 2013: Using your union's legal right to acquire information from the employer can help you defend your rights and win grievances and arbitrations.
August 30, 2012: Understanding 'Just Cause' can help protect Teamsters from discipline or discharge.
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January 17, 2012: Robert Schwartz’s classic guide for union stewards is now available as a 2-CD audiobook.
August 11, 2010: What should a fired member do if management offers them a “Last Chance Agreement” as a condition for getting their job back?
July 9, 2010: How can you protect members and enforce the contract when management is trying to derail the grievance procedure?
February 26, 2010: What is the most disliked rule in the 1993 Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)? Undoubtedly, the provision that allows employers to substitute workers’ vacation leaves during FMLA absences.