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1860 Joiner v. UAW Local Union 900

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, Appellant does not claim that ...
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1859 Bell v. International Union, UAW

Article 33 of the UAW International Constitution sets forth the procedures and standards applicable to appeals presented to the IEB.  Under this provision, the Appellant must supply certain basic information regarding the matter appealed.  In this case, the International President’s office followed its standard procedure in requesting additional information from ...
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1858 Clay v. UAW Local Union 3000

The PRB’s jurisdiction over claims arising from the disposition of collective bargaining grievances is limited to the question whether the matter was improperly handled because of fraud, discrimination, or collusion with management or whether the disposition was devoid of a rational basis.  In this case, the PRB has no reason ...
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1857 Woods v. International Union, UAW

This case involves an action taken by the Local Shop Committee.  Therefore, the first level of appeal was to the Local membership.  However, at the point in time when Appellant sent his appeal letter to the International President’s office, the Local membership had yet to consider his appeal.  Subsequently, the ...
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1856 Jones v. UAW Local Union 933

The Local Chairperson made a rational decision to withdraw Appellant’s grievance.  Appellant was a low seniority employee who was disciplined multiple times during her short tenure with the Company.  In fact, management previously disciplined Appellant for the same infraction which lead to her termination.  When interviewed by the Company about ...
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1855 Latif v. UAW Stellantis Department

Appellant does not claim that the International Representative’s decision to settle her grievance was the product of fraud, discrimination, or collusion with management.  Accordingly, the PRB focuses on whether the decision to settle the grievance had a rational basis.  The International Representative thoroughly investigated Appellant’s termination grievance but found that ...
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1854 Sandoval v. International Union, UAW

To warrant overturning an election’s results and conducting a rerun, two requirements must be met: (1) an election rule violation must be firmly established; and (2) there must be clear and convincing evidence that the violation could have affected the outcome of the election.  Appellant’s primary argument is that members ...
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1853 Franklin v. UAW Stellantis Department

In appeals involving the removal of a special purpose representative from office, the PRB’s jurisdiction is limited to whether the removal violated the UAW Ethical Practices Codes (EPC).   As the Board has held in past cases, a UAW member does have the right to expect ethical treatment by the Union.  ...
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1852 Bell v. UAW Region 1

The International Representative made a rational decision that the Union was unlikely to prevail on Appellant’s grievance alleging harassment and a hostile work environment due to a lack of evidence to substantiate the claim.  The Representative also reasonably concluded that the plant closure meant that Appellant was no longer subjected ...
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1851 Johnson v. UAW Local Union 31

The PRB finds that the Zone Committeeperson’s decision to withdraw the grievance was rational.  Multiple witnesses asserted that Appellant had acted in an aggressive manner toward a co-worker.  In addition, a supervisor witnessed part of the incident.  As the Union recognized, employers increasingly view threatening behavior in the workplace as ...
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