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Madison Metropolitan School District

Employee Handbook 2021-2022

4.5 Disputes as to Timeliness or Grievability

If there is a dispute over the timeliness or the grievability of a grievance, the District shall have the discretion to request, and the IHO shall allow bifurcation of the merits of the grievance and any issue(s) regarding timeliness or grievability. In the event of bifurcation of the issues, any decision as to the timeliness or grievability issue shall be appealable to the Board prior to any remand to a lower step of the grievance procedure for a decision and/or a hearing on the merits.