August 11, 2010: What should a fired member do if management offers them a “Last Chance Agreement” as a condition for getting their job back?
July 24, 2014: How can you protect members and enforce the contract when management is trying to derail the grievance procedure?
February 26, 2010: What is the most disliked rule in the 1993 Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)? Undoubtedly, the provision that allows employers to substitute workers’ vacation leaves during FMLA absences.
February 24, 2012: Warehouse jobs are brutal. Production standards and mandatory overtime take a toll on our bodies.
Most Teamster contracts protect workers from termination except for “just cause.”
Just four days before George Bush left office, the Department of Labor put new regulations for the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) into effect.
The first stages of filing a grievance can be the most important, no matter what kind of grievance procedure your contract contains.
In many workplaces, harassment on the shop floor is backed up by the threat of being written up or sent into the office.
The right information can make or break your grievance case. If you don’t have your facts straight, management can shoot down your case.