Mich. Admin. Code R. 393.5061 - Filing grievances and complaints
Current through Vol. 22-05, April 1, 2022
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Rule 61. (1) A person may file a grievance with the division for any of the following types of complaints:
(a) Complaints against an appointing authority for using an unqualified or underqualified interpreter in violation of the act.
(b) Complaints against a person providing interpreting services without being qualified as required by the act.
(c) Grievance against a qualified interpreter for violation of the act or these rules.
(2) A person with first-hand knowledge may file a grievance with the division within 90 calendar days of an alleged violation of 1 or more of the following:
(a) The act.
(b) A rule promulgated under the act.
(c) An order issued under the act.
(3) All complaints shall be filed in writing. As an accommodation, a D/DB/HH person may file a video request so that it may be translated by the division into writing.
(4) A D/DB/HH person, appointing authority, or other person involved in an interpreting situation that includes a team interpreter may file a grievance with the division against an interpreter who violates these rules.
(5) A team interpreter who files a grievance is not in breach of confidentiality.
(6) Complaints related to denial of reasonable accommodations may be filed with the Michigan department of civil rights under the persons with disabilities civil rights act, 1976 PA 220, MCL 37.1101 to 37.1607, or with the United States Department of Justice for violations under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 or Americans with Disabilities Amendments Act of 2008.
History: 2014 AACS.