2.4 Appeals on Application, Examination, and Certification Procedures
(Amended 11/04; 6/24/22)
Effective June 24, 2022, this policy has been revised. For individual changes, see the redlined version.
- Appeals on application, examination, and certification procedures. Applicants may appeal an action concerning the form or content of the application or an examination. The applicant will first discuss the matter with the resident director and, if not satisfied with the explanation and decision given, may within 14 days after the occurrence of the alleged violation file a written appeal with the resident director at Step 3 of the grievance procedure provided in Iowa Administrative Code 3.129(8A), or at a comparable step of a procedure approved under 3.129(1). An appeal under this rule is not arbitrable beyond Step 3, or at a comparable step.
- Appeals by applicants alleging improper discrimination on the basis of political or religious opinions or affiliations, or national origin, race, sex, disability, or age in selection, will be filed at Step 3 in the grievance procedure provided in Iowa Administrative Code 3.129(8A) or at a comparable step of a procedure approved under 3.129(1).
- This rule is intended to implement Iowa Code sections 8A.402, 8A.412, and 8A.416.