Overview of Employee Complaint Processes

The university and various federal and state agencies have established processes for employees to complain about inappropriate or incorrect acts by university employees. This page summarizes 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.

Subject of
 Contact  Initial Filing Deadline Further
Management act that adversely affects a non-represented employeeor violates personnel policy  
Employee & Labor Relations
30 days PPSM 70 and UCD Procedure 70
Grievance (violation of a union contract article) Union 30 days Union contract articles on grievance and arbitration
Improper activities Provosts & Executive Vice Chancellor None None Whistleblower Notice 
Discrimination because of race, sex, national origin, age, or other protected factor Compliance, Sexual Harassment Training or California Department of Fair Employment &Housing 1 year UC Davis Policy & Procedure 380-15
Sexual Harassment Harassment Training 1 year UC Davis Policy & Procedure 400-20
Unfair labor practice Public Employment Relations Board 6 months PERB
Misconduct by a member of the Academic Senate Chancellor 3 years Academic Personnel Manual