The following description is meant only to be Office of Human Resources attempt to give MDH employees a broad overview of the grievance process, describing the general responsibilities of both management and the employee in the grievance process. If an employee does not understand the timelines and requirements of the grievance process, outside help should be secured to protect the employee’s rights.
MDH Office of Human Resources encourages all parties to settle any disputes between management and employees in the workplace within the unit. If an employee feels that they have been treated unfairly or have a grievance with their employer, they are encouraged to attempt to resolve the issue by sitting down and talking to their employer. If there is not a satisfactory outcome from the discussion, the following procedures can be used to resolve the dispute.
For further information, contact the EMPLOYEE RELATIONS DIVISION, MDH, 410-767-5466
SOURCE: Employer-Employee Relations Guidelines, Prepared by the Employee Relations Division, Revised November, 2001.