Grievances Public Complaints and Grievances
1300 Jefferson Boulevard Warwick, RI 02886 Phone: (401)738-1223 Fax: (401)738-1180


Labor never quits. We never give up the fight – no matter how tough the odds, no matter how long it takes.—George Meany



Tips on Grievance Handling

    • Talk to the grievant
    • Gather the Facts
    • Avoid personalizing
    • Analyze the issue
    • Anticipate Management's response
    • Evaluate the grievance
    • Keep the membership involved & aware
    • Know your Contract
    • Know your Grievance language 


    How to write a grievance

    Grievances should be straightforward and should clearly state:  

    • Who is filing the grievance?
    • Who was adversely affected?
    • What is being grieved? - be short & direct
    • When did the grieved event occur?
    • To whom is the grievance being submitted?
    • What is the remedy?


    Grievance Forms - gas, generation and electric