Employee / Labor Relations


The University of South Florida currently provides two types of grievance procedures, USF System Grievances and Collective Bargaining Agreement Grievances. Whether or not an employment issue can be grieved through the particular type of grievance procedure is based on the subject of the grievance.

USF System Grievances

Administration, Staff and Temporary (within certain limits) employees are eligible to file grievances through the USF System Grievance Procedure. A grievance, for the purpose of this procedure, is the allegation by an employee that:

Click on the links below for the USF System Grievance Procedure and Form. Refer to USF Regulations or USF System Policies on this topic.

Collective Bargaining Agreement Grievances

Based on their job classes, certain employees are covered by collective bargaining agreements that address terms and conditions of employment at the university. Applicable job classes are listed in each agreement. If a covered (i.e., in-unit) employee believes one or more provisions of the agreement have been violated, he/she may file a grievance through the grievance procedure contained in that agreement. These collective bargaining agreements are:

USF System Grievance Procedure

USF System Grievance Form