Step 3 i. The employer shall review the particulars of the complaint as provided by the complainant pursuant to Article E.2.3.b.i. The employer may request further particulars from the complainant. Upon the conclusion of such a review, the employer shall:
Step 3 i. The employer shall investigate the complaint. The investigation shall be conducted by a person who shall have training and/or experience in investigating complaints of harassment. The complainant may request that the investigator shall be of the same gender as the complainant and where practicable the request will not be denied.
Step 3. If the grievance is not settled at Step 2, the grieving party shall request a Grievance Board of Adjustment review within five (5) working days by delivering written notice to Respondent Party, COORDINATOR, and UNIONS and/or International Unions. Within five (5) working days of such notice, a Grievance Board of Adjustment meeting shall be held and vote taken with respect to the disposition of the grievance.
Step 3. If a grievance is not settled under Step 1 or 2, it may be presented to the employee’s Department Director, or designee, for review and written response. The request for formal review must be presented on a form provided by the District within five (5) days of the conclusion of Step 1 or 2, and must contain the information specified in Step 2 above. A copy of each written communication on a grievance will be filed with the Director of Human Resources, or designee. The employee’s Department Director, or designee, shall respond in writing to the employee within ten (10) days after the date the grievance is received.
Step 3. If the grievance is not resolved at Step 2, the employee and/or Union Representative shall advance the grievance to the Vice President or designee. In addition to notifying the Vice President, the employee and/or Union representative will also submit the grievance to the Employer’s human resources department within 14 days following receipt of the Step 2 response. Within 14 days thereafter, the Vice President or designee and the employee and his or her Shop Xxxxxxx or Union representative will meet in an attempt to resolve the grievance. The Vice President or designee will provide a written response to the grievance within 14 days after the Step 3 meeting.
Step 3. If the second level reply is not satisfactory to the Union, the grievance will be referred to third step. The Bargaining Committee and National Representative will meet with the Plant Manager, Human Resources Manager and Labour Relations Manager on a monthly basis to address outstanding grievances at the third step. The list of grievances to be heard will be provided five (5) working days prior to the hearing. Within five (5) working days after the Step 3 meeting, management will render a decision in writing and submit it to the Plant Committee.
Step 3. If the reply of the Department Manager or his/her designate is not satisfactory to the Union, the grievance may be presented by the Plant Chairperson to management within four (4) working days from the date of the reply of the Department Manager or his/her designate. The Plant Committee and Management shall meet within five (5) working days after the grievance has been so presented. Upon request by either party, the Local Union President(s) and/or the National Union Representative(s) may be in attendance. Within four (4) working days after the Step 3 meeting, management will render a decision in writing and submit it to the Plant Committee. Third Step grievance meetings must be held a minimum of once a week, provided there are grievances.