SYSTEM POLICIES

32.01 Employee Complaint and Appeal Procedures
Approved February 27, 1995 (MO 44-95), Revised October 13, 1995 (MO 335-95), Revised September 26, 1997 (MO 181-97)


1. THE RIGHT OF APPEAL

Each employee will have free access through proper channels to the offices of immediate and higher supervisors, personnel representatives, or other official alternate dispute resolution programs to discuss problems and complaints regarding the employment relationship.

2. REGULATIONS

The Chancellor shall establish comprehensive regulations for the resolution of all faculty, staff, student, and other complaints and grievances against the System or any of its component universities and agencies, including provisions for a fair, prompt and judicious hearing for an aggrieved employee or student.

3. The Chancellor shall establish procedures to determine if a grievance is frivolous, and if so found to be frivolous, the grievance shall be dismissed.

4. Employees of the System shall have all protection offered by federal and state whistleblower acts, and procedures for reporting violations of law shall be established in System Regulations.

CONTACT OFFICE: The System Human Resources Office