(A) The complaint must be filed within 30 calendar days of the date of the matter causing complainant to believe he or she has been discriminated against.
(B) A complaint shall be deemed filed on the date it is received, if delivered to an appropriate official, or on the date postmarked (if validated by certified or registered mail) if addressed to an appropriate official designated to receive complaints. The agency shall acknowledge receipt of the complaint to the complainant or his or her representative in writing and advise the complainant in writing of the grievance procedure under this regulation and of his or her right to file a charge affidavit with the Ohio Civil Rights Commission under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, including the time limits imposed on the exercise of these rights.
(C) The agency shall extend the time limits in this section when the complainant shows that he or she was not notified of the time limits and was not otherwise aware of them, or that he or she was prevented by circumstances beyond his or her control from submitting the matter within the time limits, or for other reasons considered sufficient by the agency.
(former PL-36-11); Eff
Rule promulgated under: RC Chapter 119.
Review dates: 11/20/2001
Rule authorized by: Executive Order, 9/13/73