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Employment Development Department
Employment Development Department

Voluntary Quit VQ 475 - Fact Finding Guide

Union Relations

  1. What was the reason for the claimant's termination?
  2. In what way was this reason connected with union status or lack of it?
  3. Was the claimant or the employer the moving party in the termination? Who set in motion the chain of circumstances which resulted in the termination?
  4. If termination was the result of a union rule, was this rule a part of the collective bargaining agreement?
  5. If termination was the result of union disciplinary action:
    1. What was the action?
    2. Why did the union take the action against the claimant?
    3. Was the claimant afforded an opportunity to protest the charge?
    4. If the employer discharged the claimant because of a union disciplinary action, was the discharge required under the terms of the collective bargaining agreement?