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I was in a union grievance hearing today. A manager had

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I was in a union grievance hearing today. A manager had stepped in and prepared meals for the residents. This was due to a no-call no-show from an employee. The only other cook was 45 minutes away and the meal had to be cooked and served (per Minnesota statute) to the residents within an hour. I stated that the employee would not have been able to make the commute in time to get the meal served to the resident following the statute for long term care (statute 4658.0620). When I had asked where it states in the contract that managers cannot complete the tasks I was directed to the Recognition portion of the contract. Does the "Recognition" portion of the contract mean that the managers cannot complete these things? I thought it was merely recognition of which positions are in the union. Am I wrong and if so, why?
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Employment Lawyer: Olivia Kent, Attorney replied 3 months ago
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If you provide me with a copy of the clause you were directed to I would be happy to take a look at it for you - but it just doesn't seem to make ANY sense that the employee could not step in to assist in the manner that anyone would to help another of their coworkers. If you give me a bit more background on your situation, maybe that would help.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
The clause I am talking about is the one that states that ho is in the union. The position of cook is a union position. Since there wasn’t a cook available in a timely manner the manager (non union position) stepped in to make sure things were done in a timely manner. Does that help? Where would I send the verbiage I am talking about?
Employment Lawyer: Olivia Kent, Attorney replied 3 months ago

You can type it out here. So, what is the grievance regarding?

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