Employee Complaint Process
Employee Relations at UC Riverside is here to assist the campus community on issues dealing with discrimination, harassment or unfair treatment.
Complaint Process: General Information
The University and various federal and state agencies have established processes for employees to complain about alleged inappropriate or incorrect acts by university employees. The complaint process largely depends on whether the complainant is represented by a union.
Employee Relations has summarized some of the most important processes and provides, for each one, the general timeline for filing a claim and a link to follow for further information.
Summary of Complaint Process processes
Subject of Complaint
Management act that adversely affects a non-represented employee or violates personnel policy Employee & Labor Relations 30 days PPSM70 and UCR Procedure 70 Grievance (violation of a union contract article) ELR Contracts & Policies 30 days Union contract articles on Grievance and Arbitration Improper Governmental Activities | Whistleblower Protection Chief Compliance Office None UCR Compliance | Investigations Improper Activities Chief Compliance Office None UCR Compliance | Investigations Discrimination because of raced, sex, national origin, age or other protected factor. 1 year UCR Local Policy: 650-75 - Procedures for Employment Related Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation Complaint and Resolution Sexual Harassment UCR Title IX/Sexual Harassment Office None UC Policy SVSH - Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment Unfair Labor Practice California Public Employment Relations Board 6 months PERB Misconduct by a member of the Academic Senate Vice Provost for Administrative Resolution 3 years UCOP Academic Personnel Manual