Tag Archives: Duty of fair representation

SELL-OUT UNIONISM Assume for a minute that something like this message popped up in our mail last weekend: “My union won a huge arbitration case for a group of us whose career ladder promotions have been habitually delayed. I was … Continue reading

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ETHICS TEST: DID THIS UNION SELL OUT ITS MEMBERS? (ANSWER)  Last week we posed a hypothetical fact pattern involving a union’s decision to trade five grievance/ULP charges, that potentially could have given unit employees millions in back pay, in return … Continue reading

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NAMING GRIEVANTS: A SOURCE OF UNION POWER  Two members come to you, the union steward, complaining that the manager is no longer following the agreement’s provision about how to distribute overtime and they want to grieve.  After they leave, you … Continue reading

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