UNION UNFAIR PRACTICES; DUTY OF FAIR REPRESENTATION – Grievance Handling/Contract Administration
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800.02000 – Grievance Handling/Contract Administration
Exclusive representative has considerable discretion in representing employees within the grievance procedure; pp. 2-3, dismissal letter. Because exclusive representative has duty to represent all the members of the bargaining unit, a good faith, rational, and nondiscriminatory settlement agreement that benefits some unit members and not others does not violate the duty of fair representation; p. 3, dismissal letter.