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1849 Driver v. UAW Region 2B

The PRB’s jurisdiction over appeals related to the processing of grievances is limited to claims that the matter was improperly handled because of fraud, discrimination, or collusion with management, or that the disposition or handling of the matter was devoid of any rational basis.  Here, the International Representative relied heavily ...
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1848 Toth, et al. v. International President, UAW

In the case of an appeal to the International Executive Board (IEB) from the decision of a Local Union, the time limit is 30 days under Article 33 of the International Constitution.  Appellants acknowledge that they did not file an appeal within 30 days of when they received notice that ...
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1847 Yunk v. UAW Local Union 1102 Executive Board

Appellant filed an Article 31 charge alleging that his Local Committeeperson failed to respond appropriately to his workplace concerns.  The Local Executive Board found that Appellant’s charge was improper because the act complained of does not sustain a claim of conduct unbecoming a member under Article 31, §3(c).  The PRB ...
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1846 Riley v. UAW Local Union 598 Executive Board

The PRB applies a 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 such a degree that it could have affected the outcome of the election.  Appellant’s primary claim ...
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1845 Taylor v. UAW Region 1A

Appellant does not assert that the withdrawal of her grievance was motivated by fraud, discrimination, or collusion with management.  Nor is there any basis on the Record to suggest that any such factors influenced the handling of her grievance.  Rather, Appellant disagrees with the International Representative’s conclusion that she was ...
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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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