Level II. In the event the grievance is not resolved in Level I, the decision rendered may be appealed to the superintendent of schools, provided such appeal is made in writing within five (5) days after receipt of the decision in Level I. If a grievance is properly appealed to the superintendent, the superintendent or his designee shall set a time to meet regarding the grievance within fifteen (15) days after receipt of the appeal. Within ten (10) days after the meeting the superintendent or his designee shall issue a decision in writing to the parties involved.
Level II. The Superintendent shall meet with the grievant and his/her legal counsel or 41 Association representative if the grievant so chooses, within seven (7) working days of the 42 date of filing, and attempt to resolve the grievance. The Superintendent shall indicate 43 his/her disposition of the grievance in writing within seven (7) working days of such 44 meeting and shall furnish a copy thereof to the grievant, the immediate supervisor, and to 45 the Association. In the event the grievant is not satisfied with the disposition of the 46 grievance at Level II, or if no disposition has been made within the time limits as provided 1 in Level II, the grievant, with the approval from and representation by the Association, may 2 submit the grievance to arbitration or voluntary mediation in accordance with the rules of 3 the American Arbitration Association.
Level II. 14.6.1 If the grievant is not satisfied with the decision rendered at Level I, he/she may appeal the decision within ten (10) days to the Superintendent or designee. The grievant may file a copy with the Association. 14.6.2 The appeal shall include a copy of the original grievance, the decision rendered at Level I, and a clear, concise statement of the reasons for the appeal. 14.6.3 Within ten (10) days after the appeal is filed, the Superintendent or designee shall investigate the grievance and give his/her decision in writing to the grievant.
Level II. If the grievant is not satisfied with the disposition of the grievance at Level I, the grievant may file for a Level II hearing within ten (10) days of the receipt of the Level I decision, or within fifteen (15) days of the close of the hearing at Level I if no Level I decision has been rendered, whichever is sooner. Grievants not complying with the above time constraints for filing at Level II will be deemed to have waived their rights to a Level II hearing. A grievant filing for a Level II hearing will forward the written grievance to the Office of the Chancellor. The written statement at Level II shall include the following:
Level II. Within fifteen (15) days of the occurrence, or within fifteen (15) days of when the employee could reasonably have known of the occurrence of the act or omission giving rise to the grievance, the grievant must present his grievance in writing on District provided form to the immediate supervisor or his designee, and to the president of the organization. The District form shall contain a clear and concise statement of the grievance, the circumstances involved, the decision rendered at the informal conference, and the specific remedy sought. The immediate supervisor shall communicate a decision to the employee in writing within ten (10) days after receiving the grievance. If the administrator does not respond within the time limits, the grievant may appeal to the next level. Within the above time limits, either part may request a personal conference to discuss the grievance. Either the grievant or the immediate supervisor may have conferee present at such a conference.
Level II. 18.104.22.168 If the grievant is not satisfied with the decision at Level I, he/she may appeal the decision, in writing, within fifteen (15) days to the Chancellor, or designee. 22.214.171.124 The appeal shall include a copy of the original grievance and appeal with the decisions rendered, and, the reasons for the appeal. 126.96.36.199 The Chancellor, or designee, shall communicate the decision, in writing, to the grievant within fifteen (15) days. Either the grievant, the Chancellor (or designee) may request a personal conference within the above time limits. Any such meeting shall be by mutual agreement.
Level II. If the Grievant is not satisfied with the disposition of the Grievance after the informal Level I meeting, the Grievant may file a Grievance in writing on a Grievance Disposition Form with the Department of Human Resources within seven (7) Business Days of the Level I meeting. The Grievance must refer specifically to the articles of the Agreement and/or Board policy, procedures, or practices that the Grievant alleges were violated, misinterpreted, or inequitably applied; explain how they were violated, misinterpreted, or inequitably applied; and indicate the reason why the Level I decision is unsatisfactory. Both the Grievant and his or her immediate supervisor shall sign the Grievance Disposition Form. The Grievant’s immediate supervisor shall also have the opportunity to provide comments related to the Level I process on the Grievance Disposition Form. No additions to the Grievance Disposition form may be made after it has been signed by the Grievant and his or her immediate supervisor. Upon receipt of a Grievance, the Department of Human Resources shall schedule a Level II grievance meeting. The Level II grievance meeting shall take place within fifteen (15) business days of the Department of Human Resources’ receipt of the Grievance. During the Level II grievance meeting, the Superintendent or designee shall meet with the Grievant, the Federation representative, and any Parties of Interest to attempt to facilitate a resolution. If, at the Level II meeting, there is an agreed-upon resolution to the Grievance, the resolution will be documented in writing and signed by the Grievant and the Superintendent or designee. Any resolution reached at the Level II meeting shall be final, and no continuation of the Grievance will be permitted. If no resolution is reached during the Level II meeting, the Superintendent or designee shall issue a written response to the Grievant on the merits of the Grievance.