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air (one's) grievances

To express one's dissatisfaction. The employees used the meeting to air their grievances about their salaries and working conditions.
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air one's grievances

Fig. to complain; to make a public complaint. I know how you feel, John, but it isn't necessary to air your grievances over and over.
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air one's grievances

Complain publicly, as in Jane was afraid to complain at work but freely aired her grievances at home. This figurative exposure to the open air is far from new; to air one's opinions or ideas dates from the early 1800s, and the precise idiom appears in James Joyce's Ulysses (1922).
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Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Nov 26 ( ANI ): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu inaugurated a grievance cell building beside his residence at Undavalli in the Amaravati capital region, here.
Chief Minister of Goa, Shri Manohar Parrikar also shared his thoughts on Good Governance, Swachh Bharat, and Grievance redressal mechanisms during the valedictory session.
The committee NJPMC discussed and deliberated amongst others on agenda item titled as Grievance of Overseas Pakistanis/Appointment of Designated Judges.
Officials said that Nair has directed supervisory principal chief commissioners of income tax to expeditiously dispose of these grievances as the PM is expected to review the issue during the PRAGATI meeting he will chair on August 24.
Complaints magnify expressions of grievances, however a grievance is deep-seated such that the worker takes applicable remedial action to hunt satisfaction.
Shaikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, has issued Executive Council Resolution No (41) and (42) of 2015 on the Central Grievance Committee for Dubai Government employees.
The tax department is committed to timely delivery of quality taxpayer services and time bound disposal of grievances, it said, adding that the mechanism "will be closely reviewed from time to time".
M2 EQUITYBITES-February 3, 2015-Securus Technologies launches inmate grievance application
Since the union pressed Noel's grievances through the arbitration process, the Court found it performed its duty based on these four factors.
I am writing you to express my total and utter frustration with DND and more particularly the CAF grievance process which so far has totally failed to address my concerns.
The new number will bring subscriber grievances into the notice of DoT.
It is important that he/she is aware of grievances being filed at your facility.
ISLAMABAD -- On the instructions of Dr Shahid Amjad Chaudhry, Advisor to Prime Minister on Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, the competent authority of Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has decided that the said cell would also receive all kinds of grievances pertaining to the working of FBR.
BAGHDAD / NINA / The Secretary-General of the People's Movement, MP, Ali al-Sajri described proposal of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to form a panel of impartial and fair judges under the name of the Office of the grievances is a reform of the judicial system.
Just because the 2013 version of the New Hampshire House of Representatives has gotten rid of the Redress of Grievances Committee doesn't mean the grievances have gone away.