Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation Complaints
Systemwide Complaint Procedure
Executive Order 1089

Who Is Covered


Employees not covered by a collective bargaining agreement. Example: MPP, Confidential, Student Assistant. OR Employees in bargaining units whose collective bargaining unit agreements have incorporated the CSU systemwide complaint procedure for such purposes.

  • Units 2, 5, 7 and 9 (CSUEU)
  • Unit 4 (APC)
  • Unit 6 (SETC)
  • Unit 8 (SUPA)

(Please consult appropriate bargaining unit agreement.

Questions regarding this process may be directed to CÚsar Portillo for Staff and/or MPP and Jacqueline Hughes for Faculty and/or Graduate Students.

When to utilize this process. ** link to executive order 928.


When a violation of CSU's systemwide policies against discrimination, harassment and/or retaliation is alleged.

The process allows for an Informal level so an employee may meet to determine the nature of a claim and to explore an informal resolution of the claim.

A formal written complaint may be filed:

  1. By filing a written complaint that was not proceeded by an informal level investigation. (Within 30 days of the event giving rise to the complaint or after the employee knew or reasonably should have known of the event)
  2. By filing a written complaint at the invitation of the campus administrator. (Within 30 days of the event giving rise to the complaint or after the employee knew or reasonably should have known of the event)
  3. In response to the results of an Informal Level investigation with which the employee disagrees.(No later than 10 days after the Informal Response.)

(Please review Executive Order 1089 for complete details)

Who to contact?


Informal Level

  • Karen Logue
    Associate Director of Human Resources (ex. 75138)

    OR
     
  • Kathy Hansen
    Director of Procurement and Support Services (ex. 75243)

Formal Level

  • CÚsar Portillo
    Associate Vice President for Human Resources (ex. 75138)

    OR
     
  • Jacqueline Hughes
    Associcate Vice Provost for Academic Personnel (ex. 75029)

** Complete details can be found at the Chancellor's Office web site - Executive Order 1089