A commission staff member may be assigned to initiate contact with the complainant and respondent, and conduct a fact-finding conference between the complainant and respondent or their representatives to examine the factual basis behind the charge.
Any party who participates in a fact-finding conference may be accompanied by legal counsel, whose role shall be limited to advising his/her client, unless agreed to by all parties present, including the commission staff member conducting the conference.
Eff 11-4-71; 11-15-77;
12-23-79; 7-12-89; 10-17-02
Rule promulgated under: RC 119.03
Rule authorized by: RC 4112.04(A)(4)
Rule amplifies: RC 4112.04, 4112.05
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 8/1/2002 and 08/01/2007