1. In Law, this is (1) a complaint due to injury, injustice, or wrong. (2) The injustice itself. 2. In HR, this is a specific complaint. It is a formal employee notice of dissatisfaction. Pay, expectations, work conditions, other employment aspects, or an alleged violation of a collective bargaining agreement are all examples of subjects for a grievance.

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