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1844 Baxter v. UAW Local Union 659

In election cases, a challenger must show by clear and convincing evidence that some improper practice occurred to such a degree that it could have affected the outcome of the election.  In this case, Appellant has not established that any election violations occurred.  Appellant’s primary complaint is that he was ...
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1843 Robinson v. UAW Local Union 31

The Local Election Committee correctly determined that Appellant was ineligible to run for office.  The Local Bylaws require one year of continuous membership in good standing immediately prior to nominations in order to be eligible to run for Committeeperson.  As a terminated employee, Appellant had two options under the UAW ...
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1842 Self v. UAW Region 2B

Appellant has appealed the decision to withdraw her grievances challenging her demotion from a higher paid position.  The International Representative’s decision to withdraw the grievances was not irrational.  The Company produced documentation showing that it had provided extensive training to Appellant and identifying deficiencies in her performance.  Appellant has claimed ...
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1841 Butler v. International Union, UAW

The IEB incorrectly held that this appeal was untimely.  This case involves an appeal from the International Representative’s decision not to pursue further Appellant’s reinstatement.  Accordingly, the applicable time limit under Article 33, §4(c) is 30 days from when Appellant first learned of the International Representative’s decision on October 30, ...
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1840 Sharpe v. UAW Local Union 723

Local union elections carry a presumption of validity.  To overcome this presumption, an appellant must provide clear and convincing evidence that an election violation occurred which could have affected the outcome of the election.  Appellant has not met this standard.  Appellant’s complaint that the Election Rules distributed by the Election ...
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1839 Brandau v. UAW Local Union 723 Executive Board

The PRB fully addressed the question whether a retiree is eligible to run for Financial Secretary-Treasurer of Local 723 in its decision in Rhoden v. UAW Local Union 723 Executive Board, PRB Case No. 1834, issued this same date.  Appellant in this case seeks the same relief and has raised ...
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1838 Yunk v. UAW Local Union 1102

The PRB has for many years applied an established standard of review in appeals challenging election results, based on the presumption that all elections conducted by a local union are valid.  To rebut this presumption, a challenger must show by clear and convincing evidence that some improper practice occurred to ...
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1837 Dickey v. UAW Region 8

In this case, the Board focuses on whether the International Representative had a rational basis for his decision to withdraw Appellant’s termination grievance.  The Company’s Attendance Control Policy places the burden upon the employee to substantiate that a period of absence falls within the non-chargeable category.  On April 18, 2019, ...
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1836 Williams v. UAW Local Union 2069 Executive Board

Under Article 31, §3 of the UAW International Constitution, charges must meet certain minimum requirements before a Trial Committee is formed to begin the trial process.  The Local Executive Board is required to review the charges to decide whether the standards set forth in Sections 3(a)-(e) have been met.  Section ...
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1835 DiGiuseppe v. UAW International Executive Board

Through this Ethical Practices Codes complaint, Appellant seeks to undo the International Executive Board’s (IEB) appointment of Rory Gamble as UAW International President on December 5, 2019.  He further requests that a Special Convention be convened to select an International President and fill other IEB vacancies.  The Board finds no ...
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