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Investigate a Grievance Checklist

Author: Kimberly F. Seten, Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP

When to Use

Implementing an effective grievance procedure is important in fostering a culture of fair treatment that encourages staff commitment and retention. In a unionized workplace, a grievance process usually is covered under a collective bargaining agreement.

This checklist can help the HR professional prepare, conduct and document a grievance and proceed to its final determination. This checklist should be used in conjunction with any applicable grievance procedure. An employer should complete the following steps in sequential order.

Customizable Checklist