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Investigate a Grievance - Checklist

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

Please note that in the situation of a discipline or termination grievance, the majority of the investigation into whether the actual conduct occurred must take place before a grievance is filed, as arbitrators will factor in an employer's investigation when determining whether the discipline or termination meets the standard of just cause. See additional considerations below.