Grievances of Career Service Employees (Policy 2.260)

Authority:F.S. 1001.64; 1004.65
Date Adopted:8/00, Rev. 12/04, 5/05, 05/09, 02/2013
Date of Review:05/09, 08/11, 03/12, 01/13


It is the policy of the Board to provide career service employees of the College with equitable resolutions of alleged grievances. Individuals who pursue grievances under this policy will not be subjected to retaliation or reprisals by anyone associated with the College.

The President is authorized to develop procedures for hearing and responding to grievances of full-time career service personnel. These procedures shall involve establishment of a Career Service Grievance Committee composed of full-time career service personnel and members of the administration. The committee shall be responsible for hearing grievances and making recommendations to the President.

This policy applies to working conditions, assignment of work, assignment and scheduling of hours to be worked, schedule of vacations, and any corrective actions up to and including termination of employment.

This policy does not apply to rate of pay for specific positions or to complaints of discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, sex, gender (including sexual harassment), veterans’ or military status, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, or marital status.


"Career Service Employee" is defined as a full-time employee of the College who is paid on the Career Service Salary Schedule.

"Grievance" is defined as any formal written complaint by any full-time career service employee against any individual or group of the College based upon an alleged violation, misrepresentation, or misapplication of written or established policies, rules, directions, orders, or procedures governing or affecting the employee within the scope of his/her work and work environment.