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Things Management Doesn’t Want You to Know

  • You have the right to file a grievance over any complaint concerning your employment within 20 days of the event giving rise to the complaint.
  • You have the right to file grievances or engage in any other union activity free of fear of any reprisal.
  • You have the right to have a union representative present at an investigatory interview.
  • You have the right to have a union representative present when management holds a meeting to discuss working conditions, personnel policies or practices.
  • You have the right to respond to any proposed discipline the Agency wants to take against you.
  • You have the right to have the union assist you in any response you make or have the union make the response on your behalf to any discipline they propose.
  • You have the right to talk to the union confidentially about work matters.
  • You have the right to exercise any appeal right granted by law rule or regulation without fear of reprisal.
  • You have the right to disclose information you reasonably believe involves a violation of law rule regulation, mismanagement, fraud waste, or abuse without fear of reprisal.
  • You have the right to a copy of the material in your OPF, EPF, Medical, Training, or Security file and/or to review them on duty time.
  • You have the right to insure that Letters of reprimand and documents related to them are removed from your OPF after two years.
  • You have the right to request that the letters of reprimand and related documents be removed after one year if no longer warranted.