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CWUP 6-80 Grievance

6-80-010Grievance - Definition and General Information
6-80-040 Suspensions
 
CWUP 6-80-010 Grievance 
 

(1) A grievance is defined as a contention of misapplication or violation of university or departmental written human resource policies and procedures or an allegation of injustice arising from termination for cause except that:

This grievance section shall not be available to determine complaints based upon alleged discrimination involving race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, or physical disability which should be processed through the procedures established by human resources.

This grievance section shall not be available to determine complaints related to position placement on the salary schedule, results of performance evaluation, notice of non-continuance, termination not for cause, salary determination or disability separation.

(2) The grievance procedure is open to all exempt employees regardless of type of appointment or length of service to the university and no employee shall be discriminated against nor shall there be any penalty or reprisal on account of having filed a complaint in accordance with this policy.

(3) A petition for review of a grievance may be filed either by an individual or by a group of employees when substantially similar or identical complaints are made.

(4) Prior to filing a grievance, the aggrieved employee or, in the case of a group complaint, representatives chosen by the group, will discuss the grievance with the members of the university administration having direct responsibility for the area of concern to the grievant(s), and both parties shall make a good faith effort to settle the grievance

(5) If no mutually acceptable resolution of the grievance can be reached through discussion with the appropriate university officials, the aggrieved employee or group may petition the chief human resource officer/designee for a hearing before a grievance committee.

(6) Employee(s) may file for a review of the hearing decision to the president/designee.

[EEAGB: 4/7/08; BOT: 6/6/08; BOT: 2/09; BOT: 6/09: Responsibility: EEA Governing Board/Chief of Staff; Authority: President’s Office; Reviewed/Endorsed Cabinet/PAC; Review/Effective Date: 09/05/2012; 01/23/2019; Approved by: James L. Gaudino, President]

 
CWUP 6-80-040 Suspensions
 
Until the final decision in connection with the dismissal of an exempt employee or the termination for cause of an appointment has been reached, the employee may be suspended, or assigned to other duties in lieu of suspension, by the president/designee. Salary and benefits shall continue during the period of suspension.
 
[EEAGB: 4/7/08; BOT: 6/6/08; BOT: 2/09; BOT: 6/09: Responsibility: CFO/BFA; Authority: President’s Office; Reviewed/Endorsed Cabinet/PAC;
Review/Effective Date: 9-5-12; Approved by: James L. Gaudino, President]
 

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