CASE PROCESSING PROCEDURES; ISSUES ON APPEAL – Statute of Limitations
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1109.02000 – Statute of Limitations
In cases alleging a breach of the duty of fair representation, the six-month statutory limitations period begins to run on the date when the charging party, in the exercise of reasonable diligence, knew or should have known that further aid from the union was unlikely. Repeated union refusals to process a grievance over a recurring issue do not start the limitations period anew.