TITLE 4: DISCRIMINATION PROCEDURES
CHAPTER X: DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS
PART 325 AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE
SECTION 325.130 PROCEDURE
Section 325.130 Procedure
a) Grievances must be submitted through the channels defined below in the form and manner as described within the specified time limits. It is mutually desirable and beneficial that grievances be satisfactorily resolved in a prompt manner. Time limits established in this procedure are in calendar days, unless otherwise stated, and may be extended by mutual agreement in writing by the complainant and the reviewer at the Designated Coordinator and Final Levels.
b) A complaint's failure to submit a grievance, or to submit or appeal it to the next level of procedure within the specified time limits, shall mean that the complainant has withdrawn the grievance or has accepted the last response given in the grievance procedure as the Department's last response.
c) The Department shall, upon being informed of that individual's desire to file a formal grievance, instruct the individual how to receive a copy of this Procedure and the Grievance Form.