Problem-Grievance Resolution for Support Staff (CWA, Local 4730)
The following meanings apply in interpreting and utilizing the procedures in this policy.
Grievance means a specific complaint initiated by a non-probationary employee, group of such employees or such employee's (s') authorized representative alleging that his or her employment has been, or is being, adversely affected by an improper application or interpretation of a university rule, regulation, policy, procedure, or practice or by a specified action of a supervisor that is contrary to university policy. Excluded are those topics described in section C. of this policy.
The grievance must contain a description of the alleged violation with the pertinent facts, the specific law or university policy or procedure that was violated, and the requested resolution.
Grievant means an appointed Support Staff employee who has successfully completed the probationary period, group of such employees, or such employee's (s') authorized representative and who has filed a grievance in accordance with this policy.
Workdays are days that the campus offices are open and available to conduct business. Excluded days include weekends and holidays recognized by the university.