Once the panel is selected, members must review the following:
The grievance form and all related attachments and documentation constitutes The Recordof the grievance.
Within 10 business days of receiving The Record, the panel must decide whether or not the grievance qualifies for a hearing. The panel must notify the employee and VCU HR within 10 business days of its receipt of The Record whether the grievance:
If the panel determines that the grievance will not receive a hearing and should be resolved without a hearing, it may:
Note: The panel must notify the chief human resources officer of its decision to decline to hear the grievance. Within 10 business days of the receipt of the panel’s decision not to hear the grievance, the chief human resources officer must notify the members of the panel and the employee in writing of his/her decision to accept or modify the panel’s decision. The chief human resource officer’s decision is final and concludes the grievance. There is no further appeal procedure for the grievance after the chief human resources officer concludes the grievance.
If the panel determines that the grievance will be heard, within 10 business days of its receipt of The Record, the panel must: