PD-1984-03

November 1, 1984

To: All Managers and Supervisors San José State University
From: President Gail Fullerton
Subject: Procedures for Review Concerning Personnel Actions

In accordance with Executive Order 446, the following procedure shall be utilized by an employee of San José State University who is a member of the Public Employees Retirement System or the State Teachers Retirement System and who is not represented by an exclusive representative under the Higher Education Employer-Employee Relations Act who requests reconsideration of personnel actions concerning promotion, retention, evaluation, assignment, reassignment, and hours of work. It is the policy of San José State University to encourage discussion and seek resolution of such requests.

This procedure provides for two stages of review, except for individuals reporting directly to the President. Each review consists of a meeting between the employee and an administrator designated by the President. All meetings and responses herein should be provided in a timely fashion.

The first stage of review shall be initiated within 30 calendar days of the decision giving rise to the request by a written request from the employee to his or her immediate supervisor seeking to arrange an appointment. The supervisor and employee shall meet to discuss the matter.

Should the matter remain unresolved, the employee may, within 15 calen?dar days after the first meeting, request reconsideration at a second stage of review by the President or designee. Such a request shall be made in writing and describe the nature of the reconsideration request and the results of the first stage meeting. The President or designee and the employee shall meet to discuss the request. The decision of the President or designee shall be final and binding.

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Chancellor W. Ann Reynolds, Vice Chancellor Caesar Naples, Associate General Counsel Bruce M. Richardson