UPS Policy Change

With the implementation of the University Personnel System (UPS), the information in this section has changed effective July 1, 2015. For more information on this topic, see the UPS website.

University Staff:

Grievance procedure for university staff are contained in UPS Operational Policy GEN 14: Grievance Procedures and in the local grievance procedures established by each UW System institution.

Faculty and Academic Staff:

All UW System institutions have established grievance procedures involving dismissal and discipline other than dismissal.

In cases involving dismissal, UW System faculty are subject to Chapters UWS 4 and 7 of the Wisconsin Administrative Code. UW System academic staff are subject to Chapter UWS 11 of the Wisconsin Administrative Code.

In cases involving discipline other than dismissal, Chapters UWS 6 and 13 of the Wisconsin Administrative Code require UW System institutions to establish grievance procedures for faculty and academic staff.

If you have questions about grievance procedures, consult your Office of Human Resources.