Users' Guide to the Governor's Office of Employee Relations Grievance Tracking System (1984-1990)
3 Some cases were solved before Step-1 action was taken. These cases do not have values for variables that occurred after they were resolved.
4 Many cases were solved at Step-1, leaving a much smaller number of cases at this step. These cases do not have values for variables that occurred after they were resolved.
5 Most of the cases were solved in Step-1 and Step-2 actions, leaving few cases to Step-3. These cases do not have values for variables that occurred after they were resolved.
6 Step-4 action is for State Police and M/C only.
7 Few cases went to arbitration.
8 Employees classified by the Public Employment Federation Board as performing managerial or confidential tasks and were therefore not eligible for union representation. These employees were not covered by a bargaining agreement. Their term and condition of employment, including grievance and discipline procedures, were determined by New York State and codified in Civil Service rules and regulations.
9 Most discipline cases did not include a second charge.
10 Most discipline cases did not progress past the first agency decision level, and will not have values in subsequent variables.