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Title 2 . Administration
Chapter 7 . Public Information
Section 435. Procedure for all complaints other than dismissal, demotion, or suspension over 10 consecutive working days, or a total of 30 working days in a 12-month period

2 AAC 07.435. Procedure for all complaints other than dismissal, demotion, or suspension over 10 consecutive working days, or a total of 30 working days in a 12-month period

(a) An employee in the classified service who is not covered by a collective bargaining agreement may file a complaint. No act of reprisal may be taken against the complainant or against any other employee taking part in the presentation or adjudication of a complaint, as a result of good-faith use of the complaint procedures established by this section.

(b) An employee who has a complaint relating to the employee's position, to the employee's working conditions, or to a condition of the employee's employment, or regarding non-retention, may be heard in accordance with the following procedures:

(1) within 10 working days after the action being disputed, the employee shall present the complaint in writing to the employee's division director; the division director will attempt to resolve the complaint and shall issue a written finding to the employee within 10 working days after presentation of the complaint;

(2) if the employee is not satisfied by the written findings of the division director under (1) of this subsection, the employee may pursue the complaint by submitting it in writing to the commissioner of administration within five working days after the response from the division director is due; the commissioner of administration shall issue a written finding to the complainant within 15 working days after presentation of the complaint; the commissioner's findings are the final administrative decision;

(3) If the employee fails to meet the timeframes set out in (1) or (2) of this subsection, the appeal is considered moot and will not be considered further; timeframes set out in (1) and (2) of this subsection may be extended by mutual agreement between the complainant and the designated responder.

(4) repealed 10/29/2004;

(5) repealed 10/29/2004.

(c) repealed 10/29/2004.

(d) repealed 10/29/2004.

(e) repealed 10/29/2004.

(f) repealed 10/29/2004.

(g) repealed 10/29/2004.

History: In effect before 6/28/84; am 6/28/84, Register 91; am 12/24/98, Register 150; am 10/29/2004, Register 175; am 8/28/2005, Register 175

Authority: AS 39.25.070

AS 39.25.140

AS 39.25.150

Editor's note: Even though the changes to 2 AAC 07.435 were effective 10/29/2004, they were not published until Register 175, Oct. 2005.


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