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1833 Reynolds v. UAW FCA Department

Given the weight of the evidence showing that Appellant committed serious violations of the Company’s harassment policy, the International Representative made a reasonable decision to settle the termination grievance in exchange for the opportunity to accept early retirement.   Appellant argues that he was not consulted in advance about the settlement.  ...
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1832 Houldieson v. UAW Local Union 551

Article 37, §4(a) of the International Constitution requires that each UAW local union “hold a regular general membership meeting at least once a month.”  The Democratic Practices section of the Ethical Practices Codes (EPC) provides that “[m]embership meetings shall be held regularly, with proper notice of time and place and ...
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1830 Minney v. International Union, UAW

This case involves an appeal of an International Representative’s decision to withdraw a termination grievance.  Accordingly, the applicable time limit for filing an appeal under Article 33, §4(c) is 30 days.  Appellant was advised by letter that her appeal had been withdrawn but waited nearly five years before filing an ...
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1829 Schneck v. Williams, Former UAW International President

Dennis Williams submitted a letter resigning his UAW membership effective September 18, 2020.  The objective of Appellant’s Ethical Practices Codes complaint was for the International Executive Board to bring charges against Williams to revoke his membership.  Under the circumstances, this request for relief is now moot.
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1828 Collett v. UAW Local Union 292

The Local has restored the money taken from the Retired Workers Chapter Fund.  Because there is no further relief that the PRB could grant in this case, the Board must deny the appeal as moot.  However, Board finds it necessary to make clear that the Local’s actions were contrary to ...
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1827 Turner v. UAW Local Union 2209

The Local 2209 Election Committee found Appellant ineligible to run on two grounds: (1) the requirement under Paragraph 17 of the UAW-GM National Agreement that an individual’s name must appear on the applicable seniority list to be eligible to serve as a committeeperson; and (2) the Interpretations of the Constitution ...
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1826 Sass, et al. v. UAW International Union

Under Article 33, §4(c) of the UAW International Constitution, Appellants had 30 days from when they first learned of the withdrawal of their grievance in which to file an appeal with the International Executive Board.  Regrettably, Appellants failed to file a timely appeal.  Appellants argue that they should not be ...
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1825 Guzman v. Pearson, President, UAW Local Union 140

The UAW’s policy is clear that any compensation paid to a local officer or member must be specified in the local’s bylaws.  The Union may properly seek recoupment of any compensation paid to an officer which is not authorized under the local’s bylaws.  Following the PRB’s initial review of this ...
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1824 Daudelin v. UAW Local Union 1435

Appellant challenges the refusal of the Unit Bargaining Committee to permit debate at a Unit meeting regarding Appellant’s proposed bargaining demand for changes to the Local Agreement concerning overtime opportunities for the Unit Chairperson.  In rejecting Appellant’s appeal, the International Executive Board focused on the Bargaining Committee’s authority to determine ...
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1823 Pearson in the Matter of Robinson v. UAW Local Union 140

The International Union asserts that this case falls under the appellate limitation found in Article 33, §2(b) of the International Constitution pertaining to obviously correct interpretations of bargaining agreements.  As the PRB has concluded in past decisions, the Article 33, §2(b) limitation does not apply when complex or heavily contested ...
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