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 employee and/or the SMEA are not satisfied with the disposition of the grievance at Level 2, 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 Level 3, 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 Level 1, 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 grievance is not resolved at Level 2, the grievant may appeal the decision within seven (7) days to the Superintendent or designee, after they have received a response in writing from the Superintendent or designee. The appeal shall include a copy of the original grievance, the decision rendered at Level 2, and a clear, concise statement of the reason for appeal. Within ten (10) days, the Superintendent or designee shall give his/her decision in writing to the grievant.
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. If the grievant is not satisfied with the disposition, or no disposition has been made within fifteen (15) days, the grievance shall be transmitted to the Board of Education by filing with the Secretary of the Board. Disposition of the grievance shall be made within fifteen (15) days with copies to the grievant and the Association. The Board may, at its option, elect to hold a hearing on the grievance prior to rendering a decision.
Level 3. Requires 15 Semester Units The employee may utilize not more than six (6) academic units to meet this requirement.
Level 3. If the Employee is not satisfied with the response of the immediate supervisor, the Employee may submit the grievance to the Assistant Superintendent for Administrative Services within ten (10) days. The Assistant Superintendent for Administrative Services shall sign and date all copies when he/she receives them. The Assistant Superintendent for Administrative Services shall respond in writing within ten (10) days of receipt of the grievance.
Level 3. If the grievance is not settled within ten (10) working days from the receipt of the grievance by the Superintendent, the aggrieved Member or the Association may submit said grievance in writing to the Committee. There shall be a meeting with the Association and the Committee as soon as practicable after receipt of the written grievance.