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grievance

a complaint by an employee arising out of his or her employment. For instance, a typical grievance is that a mistake has been made in the calculation of wages and that a worker has been underpaid. If not sorted out satisfactorily grievances can lead to resentment or even INDUSTRIAL DISPUTES. See GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE, DISCRIMINATION.
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"I wish you could help her to take an interest in something that other people are interested in, Katharine," she observed, rather plaintively, detailing her grievances. "It's all Henry's doing, you know, giving up her parties and taking to these nasty insects.
Bounderby, 'that you are one of those chaps who have always got a grievance. And you go about, sowing it and raising crops.
If you would but conciliate her a little, and adopt a friendly, open manner--and even confide your grievances to her--real grievances, such as you have a right to complain of--it is my firm belief that she would, in time, become your faithful friend, and a comfort and support to you, instead of the incubus you describe her.' But I fear my advice had little effect upon the unfortunate young lady; and, finding I could render myself so little serviceable, my residence at Ashby Park became doubly painful.
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press, or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.
An Anacharsis Clootz deputation from all the isles of the sea, and all the ends of the earth, accompanying Old Ahab in the pequod to lay the world's grievances before that bar from which not very many of them ever come back.
These preliminaries settled, he did not care to put off any longer the execution of his design, urged on to it by the thought of all the world was losing by his delay, seeing what wrongs he intended to right, grievances to redress, injustices to repair, abuses to remove, and duties to discharge.
The Advisors will meet the people to hear their issues between 10 am to 12 pm at Governor's Grievance Cell in Sonawar area here.
The Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) being implemented by the Philippines has a good grievance mechanism that Asian countries can emulate when rolling out social protection programs, according to a London-based professor.
GRIEVANCE claims lodged by Swansea University vice-chancellor Richard B Davies and the dean of its School of Management Marc Clement against their suspensions have been rejected.
All employers should have a grievance procedure that allows employees to raise concerns or complaints and you can raise a grievance about the difficulties you are facing at work.
As for the town's alternative argument that the doctrine of the election of remedies required arbitration of the dispute because Iafrate filed a union grievance prior to her charge of unfair labor practices the judge found both procedural error and no substantive reason for the board not to adjudicate the charge despite the pendency of a grievance.