UNION UNFAIR PRACTICES; DUTY OF FAIR REPRESENTATION – In General; Prima Facie Case
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800.01000 – In General; Prima Facie Case
Union conduct not arbitrary, discriminatory or in bad faith where union exercised discretion in not pursuing grievance to arbitration after providing charging party the opportunity to appeal the initial decision to the Grievance Review Committee or when it tolled the grievance timelines. Additionally, union did not act in an arbitrary, discriminatory, or bad faith manner where union abided by the language in the collective bargaining agreement specifically excluding charging party from the unit and filing a grievance.