Level 3. If the grievant is not satisfied with the written answer from the appointing authority, the grievant may, within ten (10) days of such answer, file a written appeal to the Director of Human Resources. Within ten (10) days of receipt of the written appeal, the Director of Human Resources or his/her designee shall investigate the grievance, which shall include a meeting with the concerned parties, unless such meeting is waived by mutual agreement of the parties, and thereafter shall give a written answer to the grievant within ten (10) days, which answer shall be final and binding unless appealed by the Association.
Level 3. If the grievance is not resolved to the satisfaction of the grievant or if no decision is made within twenty (20) days after the date of the Level 2 conference with the Superintendent or his representative, then the grievant may appeal the grievance to the Board of Education for the purpose of an administrative hearing by submitting a written request to the clerk of the board within ten (10) days after the Superintendent or his designated representative has rendered a decision or after the expiration of said twenty
Level 3. A written reprimand may be issued for a severe or repeated infraction or violation. In that event, the unit member may respond in writing and have that writing attached to the reprimand and placed in the personnel file.
Level 3. If the grievant is not satisfied with the decision at Xxxxx 0, xx/xxx may appeal the decision in writing within ten (10) days to the Superintendent or designee. This statement shall include a copy of the original grievance and appeal, the decisions rendered and a clear, concise statement of the reasons and basis for the appeal. The Superintendent or designee shall communicate his/her decision to the grievant within ten (10) days.
Level 3. If the grievant is not satisfied with the disposition of his/her grievance at Xxxxx 0, xx/xxx may within twenty (20) days request in writing that his/her grievance be submitted to arbitration. The grievant and the District shall attempt to agree upon an arbitrator. If no agreement can be reached, they shall request the State Conciliation Service to be determined by mutual agreement, to supply a panel of five (5) names of persons experienced in hearing grievances in public schools. Each party shall alternately strike a name until only one name remains. The remaining panel member shall be the arbitrator. The grievant shall strike the first name. The fees and expenses of the arbitrator and the hearing shall be borne equally by the District and the grievant. All other expenses shall be borne by the party incurring them. The arbitrator shall, as soon as possible, hear evidence and render a decision on the issue or issues submitted to him/her. If the parties cannot agree upon a submission statement, the arbitrator shall determine the issues by referring to the written grievance and the answers thereto at each step. The arbitrator will have no power to add to, subtract from, or modify the terms of this agreement or the written policies, rules, regulations, and procedures of the District. After hearing and after both parties have had an opportunity to make written arguments, the arbitrator shall submit in writing to all parties his/her findings and recommendations, which shall be final and binding.
Level 3. If the employee and/or the SMEA are not satisfied with the disposition of the grievance at Xxxxx 0, or if no disposition has been made within five (5) days of such meeting, the grievance may be appealed to the Superintendent. The appeal shall be filed no later than five (5) days after receipt of the Level 2 response or expiration of the above described time for response at Level 2. Within five (5) days of receipt of the duly authorized appeal to Xxxxx 0, the Superintendent or his designee shall schedule a meeting with the employee and/or the SMEA on the grievance. This meeting shall take place within ten (10) days of the initial receipt of the grievance at Level 3. The Superintendent or his designee shall issue the disposition of the grievance in writing within five (5) days of such meeting, and shall furnish a copy thereof to the SMEA.
Level 3. In the event the panel is deadlocked on a decision, the grievant may, within ten working-days after receipt of notification of the deadlock, appeal the decision on the appropriate form to the Superintendent, or designee. This statement shall include a copy of the original grievance, the decision rendered at Xxxxx 0, and a clear, concise statement of the reasons for the appeal. The superintendent, or designee, shall communicate a decision within ten working-days after receiving the appeal. Either the grievant or the superintendent may request a personal conference within the above time limits. In the event a personal conference is requested, said ten working-day limit shall begin to run from the date of said conference.
Level 3. If the grievant is not satisfied with the disposition of the grievance at Level 2, the grievant, with the concurrence of the Association, within ten (10) days after a decision by the Superintendent or said designee, may submit the grievance to arbitration. If any question arises as to the arbitrability of the grievance, such question shall be ruled upon by the arbitrator prior to initiating the hearing. The arbitrator, however, may request from the parties any information that he/she deems necessary to rule on the issue of arbitrability.
Level 3. Requires 15 Semester Units The employee may utilize not more than six (6) academic units to meet this requirement.
Level 3. Grieving parties may appeal to the Superintendent of Schools the decision of Level 2. This appeal must be made within ten (10) days following the decision of Level 2. If ten (10) days pass without appeal, the grieving parties shall be assumed to be in agreement with the decision. Within seven (7) days of the appeal to the Superintendent, a decision shall be given in writing to the grieving parties.