Refer to Article 46 of the Collective Bargaining Agreement for additional information but, in a nutshell, a “grievance” means any complaint:
a. by any employee concerning any matter relating to the employment of the employee;
b. by the NTEU concerning any matter relating to the employment of any employee; or
c. by the NTEU or the agency concerning:
(i) the effect or interpretation, or a claim of breach of this Collective Bargaining Agreement; or
(ii) any claimed violation, misinterpretation, or misapplication of any law, rule or regulations
affecting conditions of employment as such term is defined in 46.3.
To be timely, a grievance must be filed within 15 workdays of the occurrence of the matter out of which the grievance arose.