Flashcards in Romano-Grievance Procedure Deck (17):
is defined as a dispute involving the interpretation or
application of this Agreement.
Grievances challenging demotion with loss of pay,
suspension with loss of pay or termination shall be filed at
Step IV (4)
Within __ days of the occurrence or within ten (10) days after the employee could reasonably have known of the occurrence (whichever is later), the aggrieved employee shall reduce his/her grievance to writing, sign it, and present it to the
10 days, Assistant Chief or his/her designee.
The Asst. Chief will meet with the grievant and the grievant’s representative within ___ days of receiving the grievance.
The Assistant Chief or designee shall submit a written response to the grievant (with a copy to the F.O.P.) not later than
10 days following the Step 1 meeting.
If the grievance is not settled at the first step, the grievant may present the grievance to the
Division Chief or his/her designee
The grievance must be presented to the Division Chief or his/her designee within
5 days of receipt of the Step 1 response or, if a timely Step 1 response is not received, within five (5) days from the day the Step 1 response was due.
The Division Chief or designee shall obtain the facts concerning the grievance and shall within ____ days of receipt of the grievance conduct a meeting with the
grievant and the grievant’s representative.
The Division Chief or designee shall submit a written response to the grievant (with a copy to the F.O.P.) not later than
ten (10) days following the Step 2 meeting.
Is the same process and time frames as Step 2 except it involves the ______.
Director or designee
Is the same process and timeframes as Step 3 except it involves the _______
Sheriff or designee
If the grievance is not settled in accordance with this Article, the grievant or the F.O.P. (on behalf of the grievant) may request arbitration by providing a written request to the JSO ___ __ ______ not later than
____ days after receipt of the Step 4 response or, if a timely Step 4 response is not received, within thirty (30) days from the day the Step 4 response was due.
Chief of Personnel, 30
If the request to arbitrate is not received by the JSO Chief of Personnel within the thirty (30) day limit, the Employer’s Step 4 response shall be
final and binding upon the grievant and the F.O.P.
The F.O.P. and the Employer will mutually select a panel of how many arbitrators to serve on a rotating list?
The arbitrator shall render his/her decision within __ days of receipt of post-hearing briefs or of the close of the hearing, whichever is later.
The decision of the arbitrator shall be
final and binding on all parties.