Whenever any employee has a complaint about any aspect of his work at the Library and is unable or afraid (of reprisal) to resolve that complaint through direct consultations with his/her supervisor(s), the employee shall use the following procedure for resolving the complaint.
Who May File a Grievance?
Any permanent employees may file a grievance through the grievance procedures.
What Issues are Grievable?
- disciplinary actions, including dismissals, demotions, and suspensions
- application of personnel policies, procedures, rules and regulations, ordinances and statutes
- acts of reprisal against an employee for using the grievance procedure
- complaints of discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, political affiliation, religion, age, handicapped condition, national origin, or sex
- any matter of concern or dissatisfaction to an employee if the matter is subject to the control of agency management.
What Issues are Non-Grievable?
- issues which are pending or have been concluded by direct appeal through administrative or judicial procedures
- relocation of employee
- temporary work assignments which do not exceed ninety (90) calendar days
- budget and organizational structure, including the number or assignment of employees or positions in any organizational unit
- the measurement and assessment of work through performance appraisal, except where the employee can show that the evaluation was discriminatory, capricious, or not job-related
- the selection of an individual by the Director to fill a position through promotion, transfer, demotion or appointment unless it is alleged that selection is in violation of a written agency policy
- internal security practices established by the Board, Director or branch librarian
- termination or layoff from duties because of lack of work, reduction of the work-force, or job abolition
- any matter which is not within the jurisdiction or control of the Board
- the content of published agency policy
- an action by the agency pursuant to Federal or State law or directives from the Governor’s Office
- establishment and revision of wages or salaries, position classifications, and general benefits.
How to File a Grievance
see the ‘DUE PROCESS’ section of the DISCIPLINE AND DUE PROCESS POLICY
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