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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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This grievance dated back to the middle years of the last century, when, owing to some official intrigue, his merits had been passed over in a disgraceful manner in favor of another, his junior.
Bounderby, 'that you are one of those chaps who have always got a grievance.
Neither of them gave full utterance to their sense of grievance, but they considered each other in the wrong, and tried on every pretext to prove this to one another.
Everybody had a narrative and a grievance, and none were reasonable about it, but all in an offensive and ungovernable state.
Had it taken place only once a year, it would have been a grievance.
To oblige the great body of the yeomanry, and of the other classes of the citizens, to be under arms for the purpose of going through military exercises and evolutions, as often as might be necessary to acquire the degree of perfection which would entitle them to the character of a well-regulated militia, would be a real grievance to the people, and a serious public inconvenience and loss.
According to the Centralised Public Grievance Redress and Monitoring System report, NITI Aayog disposed of only 54 percent of total 5,883 grievances received since the date of its formation January 1, 2015 till December 28, 2017.
To address grievances of people accessing public services offered by the ministries, an online system called eKaaSel was launched on Wednesday.
This grievance cell will enable people to convey their grievances to the chief minister directly at his residence.
Jitendra Singh, Union Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region (Independent Charge), MoS for PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space.
The overseas Pakistanis could approach through email for redressal of their grievances, a press release said.
21 (SUNA) - Vice - President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohamed, was briefed on the visit of the delegation of the Chamber of grievances to Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, chaired by Ahmed Abu-Zaid, who met with the officials in Saudi Council of Grievances.