What is a Grievance?

 

16.1  Definitions

16.1.1   A grievance is an alleged violation, misinterpretation or misapplication of the terms of this Agreement that has adversely affected the grievant.
 

16.1.2   A grievant may be a unit member, a group of unit members, or the Union acting on its own behalf or on behalf of member(s) of the unit.

Note: 30 working day time limit from date of knowledge of occurrence.

 

If you think the contract was violated follow this link to contract for process and forms.

Grievance process page info

 

What is a Complaint?

The District’s responsibility is to ensure compliance with state and federal laws and regulations. Through the UCP process, the District shall investigate allegations of unlawful discrimination, harassment, bullying, intimidation, and retaliation against any protected group/class. In addition, the District shall respond to complaints of noncompliance with laws relating to categorical programs, activities and services provided by the District.

https://www.berkeleyschools.net/district-civil-rights-and-compliance/uniform-complaint-procedures/

https://www.berkeleyschools.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Uniform-Complaint-Procedures-Overview.pdf

https://www.berkeleyschools.net/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/Uniform-Complaint-Procedures-Form.pdf