2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Section 34:13A-27 - Resolution of disputes

NJ Rev Stat § 34:13A-27 (2013) What's This?

34:13A-27. Resolution of disputes
a. If there is a dispute as to whether a transfer of an employee between work sites or withholding of an increment of a teaching staff member is disciplinary, the commission shall determine whether the basis for the transfer or withholding is predominately disciplinary.

b. If the commission determines that the basis for a transfer is predominately disciplinary, the commission shall have the authority to take reasonable action to effectuate the purposes of this act.

c. If the commission determines that the basis for an increment withholding is predominately disciplinary, the dispute shall be resolved through the grievance procedures established pursuant to law and shall be subject to the provisions of section 8 of this act.

d. If a dispute involving the reason for the withholding of a teaching staff member's increment is submitted to the commission pursuant to subsection a. of this section, and the commission determines that the reason for the increment withholding relates predominately to the evaluation of a teaching staff member's teaching performance, the teaching staff member may file a petition of appeal pursuant to N.J.S.18A:6-9 and N.J.S.18A:29-14, and the petition shall be deemed to be timely if filed within 90 days of notice of the commission's decision, or of the final judicial decision in any appeal from the decision of the commission, whichever date is later.

L.1989, c.269, s.6.

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