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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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His career had not come up to his expectations, and although he was a very fine, white-whiskered, mahogany-colored old man to look at, and had laid down a very choice cellar of good reading and good stories, you could not long remain ignorant of the fact that some thunder-storm had soured them; he had a grievance. 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. And you go about, sowing it and raising crops.
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.
Committing to improve the quality of service, the income tax department on Wednesday said it has addressed 85 per cent of the taxpayers' grievances and is working to improve the systems further.
New Delhi: Indian citizens living abroad will now be able to file consular grievances online as the government on Saturday launched an e-portal to address such complaints promptly with a high degree of "accountability".
Securus Technologies said it has launched a grievance application on ConnectUs that allows inmates to request and file new grievances while also allowing inmates to view grievance responses through a multi-purpose, touch screen terminal located in the housing units.
Riyadh, Jumada II 8, 1435, Apr 8, 2014, SPA -- Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has issued an order appointing 18 assistant judges at the Board of Grievances.
More often than not subscribers fail to get satisfactory resolution of the their grievances. A note circulated by DoT service providers said short code '1037' has been allocated to the Public Grievances Cell in the Department of Telecom (DoT) headquarters in New Delhi as a telecom consumer grievances helpline.
BAGHDAD / NINA / The Secretary-General of the People's Movement, MP, Ali al-Sajri described proposal of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to form a panel of impartial and fair judges under the name of the Office of the grievances is a reform of the judicial system.