Grievance Basics

Hey! The Boss Is Calling Me Into the Office
In many workplaces, harassment on the shop floor is backed up by the threat of being written up or sent into the office.

Tips for Writing Grievances
 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.

Investigating Grievances
A winning grievance starts with a good investigation. If you don’t have your facts straight, management will shoot down your case.

Defend Yourself With Information From Your Boss
Using your union's legal right to acquire information from the employer can help you defend your rights and win grievances and arbitration.

The Grievance Meeting: How to Present a Grievance to Management
The first stages of filing a grievance can be the most important, no matter what kind of grievance procedure your contract contains.

Teamster Grievance Quiz
Do you have what it takes to turn a workplace problem into a winning grievance?

Filing NLRB Charges: A Tool for Rights But No Quick Fix
One of the main laws that protect the union rights of workers in the U.S. is the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). It applies to most private sector workers.

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There will be one fewer International VP elected from the Central Region next year, and one additional one in the Western Region, according to IBT figures released on October 8.

4000 Southern California Teamsters Give Strike Notice

Teamsters who work for the major retail Southern California grocery chains have given a 72-hour strike notice, as bargaining continues toward today’s deadline, and perhaps beyond it if no settlement is reached.  The 4000 warehouse workers and drivers work for Kroger (includes Ralphs and Food4Less) and Albertsons (includes Vons and Pavilions).

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