SECTION I - DEFINITIONS. As used in this Agreement, the following terms shall have the meanings ascribed herein unless otherwise stated or reasonably required by the Agreement, and other forms of any defined words shall have a meaning parallel thereto.
SECTION I - DEFINITIONS. Unless otherwise provided herein, capitalized terms shall have the same meaning as set forth in HIPAA, as amended, and its implementing regulations, including, but not limited to, 45 CFR 160.103, 164.103, and 164.501. ARRA shall mean the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act provisions of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, Pub. Law No. 111-5 and its implementing regulations. References in this Agreement to a section or subsection of title 42 of the United States Code are references to sections of ARRA, and any reference to provisions of ARRA in this Agreement shall be deemed a reference to that provision and its existing and future implementing regulations, when and as each is effective. Compliance Date shall mean in each case the date by which compliance is required under the referenced provision of ARRA. HIPAA - The term “HIPAA” shall mean the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, as amended from time to time.
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SECTION I - DEFINITIONS. A grievance is defined as any dispute concerning the interpretation or application of this written Memorandum of Understanding or departmental rules and regulations governing personnel practices or working conditions applicable to employees covered by this Memorandum of Understanding. An impasse in meeting and conferring upon the terms of a proposed Memorandum of Understanding is not a grievance.
SECTION I - DEFINITIONS. 19.1.1 A "grievance" shall mean an alleged violation, misapplication or misinterpretation of a specific provision of this Agreement, which affects the grievant. This grievance procedure shall not be used to challenge or change policies, regulations, or procedures of the District that are not included in this Agreement, nor shall the grievance procedure be used for other matters for which specific methods of review are provided by law, or District policies, rules or regulations. 19.1.2 A "grievant" shall mean an employee covered by this Agreement filing a grievance on his/her own behalf or on behalf of the Association or CSEA itself. In a case of multiple grievance claims on the same issue, the District may elect to hear only the first written grievance filed, and when the Level VI decision is rendered, it shall be applicable to all claims on the same issue, arising from the same set of circumstances. 19.1.3 A "conferee" shall mean any Association representative selected by the grievant to assist and/or represent the employee in presenting and processing the claimant's grievance, except as limited in Level I of this procedure. An immediate supervisor with whom a grievance is filed may also choose a representative to process grievances, except as limited in Level I. 19.1.4 "Days" shall mean any day on which the central administrative offices of the District are open for business. 19.1.5 "Immediate supervisor" shall be the first level administrator having immediate jurisdiction over the grievant, and who has been designated to adjust grievances. 19.1.6 A "district grievance form" shall mean a District provided form.
SECTION I - DEFINITIONS. 1) A grievance is a complaint by a teacher or group of teachers, a representative of the Association, officers of the Association, or the Association based upon an alleged violation, misinterpretation or inequitable application of this Agreement. Nothing contained in this policy shall be constructed to limit, impair or affect the right of any teacher or his/her representative to the expression or communication of a view, grievance, complaint, or opinion on any matter related to the condition or compensation of public employment or betterment, so long as the same is not designed to and does not interfere with the full, faithful, and proper performance of the duties of the employment; nor shall it be construed to require any public employee to perform labor or services against his/her will.