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Grievances

The University of Kansas has specific grievance policies and procedures for University Support Staff (USS) and Unclassified Professional Staff (UPS) employees. The following information is provided to help you navigate the grievance process.

University Support Staff (USS)

Human Resource Management coordinates the grievance process for USS employees.  A grievance can be filed by any “regular” USS employee with regular status.

Filing a Grievance

To initiate the grievance process, you must download and complete the USS Grievance Form. The original form should be submitted to your immediate supervisor and a copy should be sent to Human Resource Management by email to hrdept@ku.edu or by fax to 785-864-5790, no later than 10 working days from the date of the grievable act or the date when you knew or should have known of the grievable act. Please note that failure to submit the form by this deadline may jeopardize your right to proceed with your grievance.

Additional Information

For more information about the grievances process, please refer to Grievance Procedures for USS Staff », or contact Human Resources Management by email at hrdept@ku.edu or by phone at 785-864-4946.

1290 PE Covered Employees

Filing a Grievance

To initiate the grievance process, you must download and complete the 1290 PE Grievance Form. The original form should be submitted to your immediate supervisor and a copy should be sent to Human Resource Management by email to hrdept@ku.edu or by fax to 785-864-5790.

Additional Information

For more information about the grievances process, please contact Human Resources Management by email at hrdept@ku.edu or by phone at 785-864-4946.

Unclassified Professional Staff (UPS)

The Provost’s Office coordinates the grievance process for all UPS employees working in units and subunits that report to the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor.

Filing a Grievance

Whenever possible, grievances should be resolved informally and at the lowest possible level before initiating the formal grievance process. Please review Grievance Procedures for UPS Staff » for specific instructions and deadlines for filing a grievance.

Additional Information

For more information about the grievances process, please refer to Grievance Procedures for UPS Staff, or contact your supervisor.


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