March 29, 2023
Re: Accelerated Processing of Removal Grievances
Pursuant to the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), Re: Pilot Grievance-Arbitration Procedures and the MOU, Re: Discipline Task Force, the parties agree to pilot a modified grievance arbitration procedure in the below locations for the purpose of improving the efficiency and speed of processing Article 16.5 removal grievances.
This pilot is established to provide the parties an opportunity to study the results that a modified grievance-arbitration procedure would have on the processing timeline for Article 16.5 removal grievances.
The parties mutually agree the following locations will participate in the pilot.
- Dallas, Texas Area Local/Installation
- Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Area Local/Installation
- Cincinnati, Ohio Area Local/Installation
- Sacramento, California Area Local/Installation
- To Be Determined – Local/Installation in the APWU Northeast (NE) region