Teamster Grievance Quiz

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

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Test your knowledge with the Teamster Grievance Quiz.

True or False?

  1. A grievance can only be based on a violation of the contract? 

  2. Stewards and members are not allowed to solicit grievances?

  3. In your grievance, you have to tell management how to fix the problem?

  4. Each person affected by a problem has to be named on the grievance, otherwise they can't be part of the grievance settlement?

  5. Always make sure to include the exact date when the violation occurred in your grievance. If you're not sure, guess?

  6. When you're writing your grievance, make sure you put down the entire story with all the details. The best grievances have a blow-by-blow account of everything that happened?

  7. Workers at ABC Manufacturing have always had five minutes of wash-up time at the end of the shift. Now a new manager says employees have to work until it's time to punch out and wash up on their own time. This is an example of a potentially winnable past practice grievance?

Click here for the Teamster Grievance Quiz Answers Sheet.

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