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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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1834 Rhoden v. UAW Local Union 723 Executive Board

The UAW has a long-standing policy barring retired members from holding union offices which require bargaining or grievance handling under a local’s bylaws or collective bargaining agreements.  The Local 723 Bylaws state: “The Financial Secretary-Treasurer is to assist the Unit Chairperson in processing and expediting grievance procedures.”  On its face, ...
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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-III Houldieson v. UAW Local Union 551

This matter arises from Appellant’s Ethical Practices Codes complaint based on UAW Local Union 551’s failure to hold regular membership meetings in violation of the International Constitution.  On July 1, 2021, the Public Review Board (PRB) issued a supplemental decision which directed that the International Union report back to the ...
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1832-II Houldieson v. UAW Local Union 551

In this case, Appellant protested the failure of UAW Local Union 551 to hold regular membership meetings as a violation of the UAW Ethical Practices Codes.  On April 12, 2021, the PRB issued a decision granting the appeal and ordering the Local to conduct an online general membership meeting within ...
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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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1831 Pratt v. International Union, UAW

The PRB agrees that the relief sought by Appellants effectively has been granted.  Appellants sought to have their Local removed from the jurisdiction of the Region 2B Director and the assigned International Representative.  The Regional Director has now resigned, and the International Representative has been reassigned.  Appellants other complaints regarding ...
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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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