What Are The Steps Of A Grievance?

STEPS OF A GRIEVANCE: After a complaint is received you should address the issue with District VP and try to resolve it. If this cannot be done a written grievance (complaint) should be filed. Timelines are very important, forward a copy to the Union by fax at 860-635-1358

THE GRIEVANCE FORM MUST BE FILLED OUT COMPLETELY.

STEP 1:With in 14 days of the Act or Omission from which the Grievance Arises. The complaint goes to the immediate supervisor for Informal Resolution. They will forward it to the District Chief, who then has 12 Calendar days to reply. If it is returned marked denied or no response is received, the grievance will then go to step 2

2. STEP 2:When an answer does not resolve the grievance, or no answer is received at Step I,such grievance shall then be submitted to Court Operations. The employee or the Union shall present the grievance within seven (7) days to such designee who shall issue a written response to the grievance within fourteen (14) days.The grievance complaint is signed in the appeal section 3 copies are made; a file copyand forward to Maria Kewer, fax: 860-706-5090, 90 Washington Street, Hartford, CT.06106, and the union at 860-635-1358. If no Reply or Negative Reply move to Step 3

PLEASE NOTE: you only have 7 days to forward the grievance to Union representative to forward to step 3.

STEP 3:When the answer at Step II does not resolve the grievance, the grievance shall be submitted by the Union representative, or the grievant, or both, to the or his/herdesignee within seven(7) days of the response at Step II.Within fourteen (14) days after receipt of the grievance, a meeting shall ordinarily beheld with the employee, or the Union, or both, and a written response shall be issued within twenty-one (21) days after receipt of the grievance.The grievance complaint is signed in the appeal section make 3 copies 1 file copy andforward to Vicki Marino, fax: 860-706-5092, 90 Washington Street, Hartford, CT. 06106 and the union at 860-635-1358. Upon holding the Step 3 administrative hearing, if the grievance is denied, the grievance will then go before the Grievance committee.