Presentation on theme: "Grievance Committee Report 11 February 2006. Grievance Committee William Puette, UH West Oahu Nina Buchanan, UH Hilo Joel Fischer, UH Manoa Jonathan Goldberg-Hiller,"— Presentation transcript:
Grievance Committee William Puette, UH West Oahu Nina Buchanan, UH Hilo Joel Fischer, UH Manoa Jonathan Goldberg-Hiller, UN Manoa Susan Hippensteele, UN Manoa Patricia Lopes, UH Manoa B. Jeannie Lum, UH Manoa Michael Mottl, UH Manoa Earl Nakahara, Honolulu CC Duane Stevens, UH Manoa Francis-Dean Uchima, Hawaii CC John Wendell, UH Manoa Ming-Bao Yue, UH Manoa
UHPA Bylaws, 7d. To make recommendations to the Board regarding the final disposition of formal grievances where arbitration is requested; and To review contract provisions for changes to be recommended to the Collective Bargaining Committee
UHPA Standing Rule 3. hear the grievant’s allegation that the contract has been violated determine whether there is sufficient cause to recommend BOD approve Be mindful of Union’s duty of fair representation (base decision on merits of the case)
Merits of the Case. 1) It is grounded in a contractual right. 2) There is enough evidence or proof. 3) It has been properly filed in a timely manner.
Time Limits ARTICLE XXIV, GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE A grievance must be filed within twenty (20) calendar days or within forty-five (45) calendar days in the case of a class action grievance.
Limitations. The arbitrator may not add to, subtract from, disregard, alter or modify any thing in the contract (XXIV, C2, d2) Negative tenure actions are not subject to the Grievance Procedure (XII, G)
Major Recurring Issues Article III, Conditions of Service: Maintenance of Benefits Article II, Non Discrimination Article IV, Professional Responsibilities & Workload Article XII F & G, DPC’s a TPRC’s Article XVIII, Discipline