HB4829 SFAT Trump #2 3-11

Curia  7502

Senator Trump moved to amend the bill by striking out the title and substituting therefor a new title, to read as follows:

Eng. House Bill 4829H. B. 4829 -- A BILL to amend and reenact §6C-2-1, §6C-2-2, §6C-2-3, and §6C-2-4 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, all relating to the West Virginia public employees grievance procedure; defining terms; providing that Division of Personnel may not be a  party in certain circumstances; clarifying actions by an agency taken during a declared  state of preparedness or emergency or any matter relating to protected classes are not  grievable; requiring a notarized grievance form and providing for multiple grievants;  providing a grievance must be filed within the time limits specified or it may be dismissed; extending certain time limits; providing for appeal for grievances dismissed for timeliness  or lack of jurisdiction; providing the grievance evaluator and the administrative law judge must hold all other proceedings in abeyance until a ruling on motion to dismiss; clarifying that grievances may be consolidated as long as the initial grievance has not been dismissed; providing that proceedings may be rescheduled for good cause shown; requiring grievant representatives provide the names and work location of employees being represented; requiring that employees provide the name and contact information of his or her representative; and requiring Division of Personnel receive copies of grievance in  certain cases.