Code of Maine Rules
05 - DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
071 - EDUCATION - GENERAL
Chapter 4-A - PROCEDURAL RULE: EQUAL EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY
Section 071-4-A-05 - REFERRAL TO LOCAL GRIEVANCE PROCEDURES

Current through 2023-52, December 27, 2023

A. Referral for Action Through Local Grievance Procedure

The Commission and its representatives shall refer complaints to the respondent educational institution for ten (10) days to enable the grievance procedure established by the educational institution to review the complaint and resolve the matter with the complainant, prior to investigatory action or settlement discussions by the Commission or its representatives.

B. Exceptions

The Commission is not required to refer any complaint where the educational institution has not established a grievance procedure or where the complaint alleges sexual harassment by a member of the educational institution.

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