Procedure covers employees and applicants for positions in the Skilled, Professional and Management Services, or comparable positions in independent personnel systems.
Employees in the State Personnel Management System may elect to pursue an allegation of employment discrimination under either the above complaint procedure or the grievance procedure in SPP Title 12.
Days refer to calendar days.
Failure of any agency to respond to a complaint within the established time lines is considered a denial from which an appeal may be made.
A complainant may be represented during the complaint process by any person the complainant chooses.
The complainant and/or respondent may recommend mediation during any step in the procedures.
Source: State Personnel & Pensions Article, Title 5, Subtitle 2
The employee may also file a complaint with the Maryland Commission on Civil Rights (MCCR) or the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
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