grievance committee


grievance committee
grievance committee n: a committee formed by a labor union or by employer and employees jointly to discuss and where possible eliminate grievances

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

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  • grievance committee — n. a committee formed to settle grievances according to formal procedures (grievance procedures) agreed upon, as by the terms of a collective bargaining agreement …   English World dictionary

  • grievance committee — noun : a committee formed by a labor union or by employer and employees jointly to discuss and where possible eliminate grievances * * * a group of representatives chosen from a labor union or from both labor and management to consider and remedy …   Useful english dictionary

  • grievance committee — a group of representatives chosen from a labor union or from both labor and management to consider and remedy workers grievances. [1925 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • grievance committee — griev′ance commit tee n. a group of representatives chosen from a labor union or from both labor and management to consider and remedy workers grievances • Etymology: 1925–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • grievance — griev·ance / grē vəns/ n 1: a cause of distress (as an unsatisfactory working condition or unfair labor practice) felt to afford a reason for complaint or dispute; esp: a violation of a collective bargaining agreement usu. by the employer 2: the… …   Law dictionary

  • grievance — Synonyms and related words: abomination, affliction, affront, allegation, atrocity, bad, bane, beef, beefing, befoulment, bellyache, bellyaching, bitch, bitching, bitter cup, bitter draft, bitter draught, bitter pill, blight, bone to pick,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • grievance — n. 1) to air, vent a grievance 2) to file, submit a (formal) grievance 3) to hear a grievance (the committee heard the grievance) 4) to nurse a grievance 5) to redress; settle a grievance 6) a justified, legitimate, valid; unjustified grievance… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • committee — n. 1) to appoint, establish, form, organize, set up a committee 2) to disband a committee 3) an ad hoc; advisory; budget; credentials; executive; grievance; nominating; planning; program; select; special; standing; steering; strike; watchdog;… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • grievance — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ genuine, legitimate, real ▪ Some people will complain even if they have no genuine grievance. ▪ historical (esp. AmE), long standing, old …   Collocations dictionary

  • grievance — noun (C, U) something that you complain about because you feel you have been treated unfairly (+ against): Anyone who has a legitimate grievance against the company can take it to the committee. | air your grievances (=tell other people you feel… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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