You may be able to file a formal grievance/appeal in certain circumstances. Please see the resources below.
Regular Non-Academic Staff Procedures
These policies and process apply to regular staff employees after completion of their Trial Period:
- Staff Grievance Policy, Administrative Guide Memo 2.1.11
- Staff Grievance Process (PDF)
- Staff Grievance Frequently Asked Questions (PDF)
- Staff Grievance Request Form (PDF)
During a regular staff employee's Trial Period, these policies apply:
- Trial Period, Administrative Guide Memo 2.1.15
- If you are involuntarily terminated and have concerns and/or feedback regarding your employment, you may contact your local Human Resources office or University Human Resources–Employee & Labor Relations.
Academic Staff Procedures
Applicable policies and procedures are set forth below:
- Libraries: Section III of the Policy Manual for Academic Staff-Libraries (July 16, 2021), available from the Library Human Resources Office in Green Library.
- Research: Chapter 10.2 of the Research Policy Handbook: Grievance Procedure: Academic Staff.
- Teaching: Chapter 8 of the Faculty Handbook: Academic Staff-Teaching: Lecturers, Senior Lecturers, Artists-in-Residence: Core Policy Statements.
Faculty members may wish to speak with their Chair, Associate Dean, Dean or others in the school who have a role related to resolving workplace issues. The Faculty Affairs Office in the Provost's Office is your resource; you may also wish to consult the Faculty Handbook to review any applicable policies.
In addition, these references include information for specific groups: Handbook for Academic Council Faculty, Medical Center Line Faculty, Academic Staff-Teaching and Other Teaching Staff. Chapter 4: Statement on Faculty Appeal Procedures.
Bargaining Unit Staff Procedures
If you are a staff member in a bargaining unit job, the grievance procedures are addressed in the current collective bargaining contract. Visit Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining.
Temporary and Casual Employees
If you are involuntarily terminated and have concerns and/or feedback regarding your employment, you may contact your local Human Resources office or University Human Resources–Employee & Labor Relations.