Effective: Wednesday, August 1, 2001

Last Revised: Wednesday, August 1, 2001

Responsible University Administrator: Vice Chancellor, Business & Finance

Responsible University Office: Human Resources

Policy Contact: Human Resources


This policy applies to office/service and managerial/professional employees at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln (UNL) who have successfully completed their six (6) month post-hire probationary period.

Policy Statement

Read the policy (RP - 3.3.4 Grievance Policy - General Nonacademic, p.106)

Reason for Policy

The university encourages employees to communicate their grievances. Employees should be able to follow a fair grievance procedure to be heard and avoid conflicts. That way we can foster a supportive and pleasant workplace for everyone and ensure that each employee of the University of Nebraska receives fair and equitable treatment.


Read the policy (RP - 3.3.4 Grievance Policy - General Nonacademic, p.106)


Grievance Committee: Standing committee consisting of twelve UNL employees who are appointed by the chancellor for three-year terms to serve on Grievance Panels on a rotating selection basis.

Grievance Panel: A three-member panel from the Grievance Committee to hear a work-related employee grievance and to recommend to the chancellor for its disposition.

Additional Contacts

Human Resources - Leave/Compensation



  • This policy was reformatted in 2020. No content edits were made.