DGBA(EXHIBIT) - PERSONNEL-MANAGEMENT RELATIONS: EMPLOYEE COMPLAINTS/GRIEVANCES

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Exhibit A—Employee Complaint Form—Level One

Note: Informal resolution is encouraged but does not extend any deadlines in DGBA(LOCAL), except by mutual written consent.

Whistleblower complaints must be filed within the time specified by law and may be made to the Superintendent or designee beginning at Level Two.

To file a formal complaint, please fill out this form completely and submit it by hand delivery, electronic communication, or U.S. Mail to the appropriate administrator within the time established in DGBA(LOCAL). All complaints will be heard in accordance with DGBA(LEGAL) and (LOCAL) or any exceptions outlined therein.

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If you will be represented in presenting your complaint, please identify the person representing you. If the person representing you will participate by telephone conference call, please check the box below. The District will inform you if the equipment necessary for telephone representation is unavailable.

Representation will be by telephone conference call.

Please note: You must designate a representative/advocate who will be participating in person or by telephone with an advance notice of at least three days, or the District may reschedule the conference or hearing to a later date.

Please briefly describe the decision or circumstances causing your complaint (give specific factual details).

What was the date of the decision or circumstances causing your complaint?

Please briefly explain how you have been harmed by this decision or circumstance.

Please briefly describe any efforts you have made to resolve your concerns and the responses to your efforts. Include dates of communication and with whom you communicated regarding your concerns.

Please briefly describe the outcome or remedy you seek for this complaint.

Complainant, please note:

A complaint form that is incomplete in any material way may be dismissed but may be refiled with all the required information if the refiling is within the designated time for filing a complaint.

Attach to this form any documents you believe will support the complaint; if unavailable when you submit this form, they may be presented no later than the Level One conference. Please keep a copy of the completed form and any supporting documentation for your records.

Exhibit B—Level Two Appeal Notice

To appeal a Level One decision, or the lack of a timely response after a Level One conference, please fill out this form completely and submit it by hand delivery, electronic communication, or U.S. Mail to the Superintendent or designee within the time established in DGBA(LOCAL). Appeals will be heard in accordance with DGBA(LEGAL) and (LOCAL) or any exceptions outlined therein.

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If you will be represented in presenting your appeal, please identify the person representing you. If the person representing you will participate by telephone conference call, please check the box below. The District will inform you if the equipment necessary for telephone representation is unavailable.

Representation will be by telephone conference call.

Please note: You must designate a representative/advocate who will be participating in person or by telephone with an advance notice of at least three days, or the District may reschedule the conference or hearing to a later date.

Please briefly explain specifically how you disagree with the outcome at Level One.

Attach a copy of your original Level One complaint and any documentation submitted at Level One.

Attach a copy of the Level One response being appealed, if applicable.

Complainant, please note:

A complaint or appeal form that is incomplete in any material way may be dismissed but may be refiled with all the required information if the refiling is within the designated time for filing a complaint or appeal.

Please keep a copy of the completed form and any supporting documentation for your records.

Exhibit C—Level Three Appeal Notice

To appeal a Level Two decision, or the lack of a timely response after a Level Two conference, please fill out this form completely and submit it by hand delivery, electronic communication, or U.S. Mail to the Superintendent or designee within the time established in DGBA(LOCAL). Appeals will be heard in accordance with DGBA(LEGAL) and (LOCAL) or any exceptions outlined therein.

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If you will be represented in presenting your appeal, please identify the person representing you. If the person representing you will participate by telephone conference call, please check the box below. The District will inform you if the equipment necessary for telephone representation is unavailable.

Representation will be by telephone conference call.

Please note: You must designate a representative/advocate who will be participating in person or by telephone with an advance notice of at least three days, or the District may reschedule the conference or hearing to a later date.

Please briefly explain specifically how you disagree with the outcome at Level Two.

Do you want the Board to hear this appeal in open session?

Yes

No

If so, the Board will consider your request; however, you may not have a legal right under the Texas Open Meetings Act to require a meeting in open session.

Attach a copy of your original Level One complaint and any documentation submitted at Level One and a copy of your Level Two appeal notice.

Attach a copy of the Level Two response being appealed, if applicable.

Complainant, please note:

A complaint or appeal form that is incomplete in any material way may be dismissed but may be refiled with all the required information if the refiling is within the designated time for filing a complaint or appeal.

Please keep a copy of the completed form and any supporting documentation for your records.

Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD

DGBA(EXHIBIT)-X

LDU 2018.03

DATE ISSUED: 9/24/2018