The assistant considered filing a formal grievance, but feared arousing his boss's resentment.
Finally, the union could file formal grievances against the company, according to its contract, although such cases can take years to arbitrate.
For example: bringing a formal grievance will make the complainant a target, if not already.
However, the tribunal would expect them to raise a formal grievance with you before bringing the claim, see our guide on managing conflict.
Coleman has agreed to withdraw the formal grievance he filed with the players' union.
The department, he said, told him to wait until he returned to Ohio State to file a formal grievance.
Until now, Maurizi has never filed a formal grievance against Callaghan.
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Federation officials say, however, that they have received at least three formal grievances from athletes.
If the representative feels the complaint is justified he files a formal grievance with the company that may take months or years to resolve.