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Should I file a complaint against a union if the Union

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Should I file a complaint against a union if the Union Steward has filed a grievance that is incorrect and biased.
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If the steward filed a known false complaint against you, you could sue the steward personally for defamation/slander/libel. You would need to prove he knew when he filed the grievance that it was false and he filed it anyhow and you would need to prove it contributed to you leaving the employment.

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