Employee Relations

Mediation & Grievance Procedures

It is the policy of The University of North Carolina that the grievance process exists to allow for prompt, fair and orderly resolution of disputes arising out of employment. The University of North Carolina has therefore adopted this Grievance Policy to further these goals as approved by the State Human Resources Commission.

Permanent CSS employees, having successfully completed the probationary period, may submit disciplinary appeals on the basis of the following: Dismissal, demotion, or suspension without pay without just cause.

East Carolina University is committed to fair and equitable treatment for all employees. The University administration is charged by law and University policy with managing and directing 1 “EHRA Employees" are "Employees Exempt from the State Human Resources Act" which includes Senior Academic and Administrative Officers as defined in Section I.B and governed by Section III of the UNC policy 300.1.1, and employees designated within the non-teaching EHRA Instructional or Research category under G.S. 126-5, and as defined in UNC Policy 300.2.1. 2 its human resources, including but not limited to workforce size, recruitment, training, work assignments, hours of employment, promotion, demotion, transfer, or dismissal. Where there are concerns or problems related to employment, employees, their co-workers and their supervisors are strongly encouraged to find informal means of resolving them. Employees may pursue formal requests in accordance with the Review Procedure outlined in section 4 below.