TENNESSEE STATEWIDE AMBER ALERT: Elizabeth Thomas | Click for details from TBI.

Appeals

Appeal Policy

Pursuant to Tenn. Code Ann. § 8-30-318, preferred service employees who have successfully completed the required probationary period may file an appeal regarding the application of a law, rule, or policy by an agency to the following employment actions: dismissal, demotion, or suspension. Executive service employees are at-will and are not eligible to participate in the appeal process.

Step I Appeal Form

To file an appeal and commence Step I of the appeals process, the employee must submit a fully completed Step I appeal form and any relevant documentation to the agency´s appointing authority or designee. The submission may be made either ...

Step II Appeal Form

To file an appeal and commence Step II of the appeals process, the employee must submit a fully completed Step II appeal form and any relevant documentation (including written Step I decision, if issued) to the Commissioner of Human Resources. Relevant documentation includes, but is not limited to, any disciplinary letter from ...

Step III Appeal Form

To file an appeal and commence Step III of the appeals process, the employee or agency shall submit a fully completed Step III appeal form and any relevant documentation to the Board of Appeals. Relevant documentation includes, but is not limited to, any disciplinary letter from the agency, the Step II decision letter and the written decision letter from the appointing authority in Step I (if issued). The submission may ...

Board of Appeals Meetings

The Board of Appeals refers to the appeals panel for state employees established by Tenn. Code Ann. § 8-30-103. As of October 1, 2012, the Board of Appeals will replace the Civil Service Commission and shall serve as the hearing tribunal for a preferred employee who is appealing a demotion, suspension, or termination. The Board of Appeals shall serve as the final step in the administrative appeal procedure provided for preferred service employees.

For location information, contact the Board of Appeals Administrator at (615) 741-3827.

2016 Dates Time Location
January 15 & 25 9:00 a.m., Central 500 James Robertson Parkway
First Floor, Rooms 1-A or 1-B
Nashville, TN
February 16 & 26 9:00 a.m., Central 500 James Robertson Parkway
Third Floor, Snodgrass Tower
Nashville, TN
March 11 9:00 a.m. , Central 312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue
Third Floor, Snodgrass Tower
Nashville, TN
March 21 9:00 a.m., Central 500 James Robertson Parkway
First Floor, Rooms 1-A or 1-B
Nashville, TN
April 8 & 20 9:00 a.m., Central 500 James Robertson Parkway
First Floor, Rooms 1-A or 1-B
Nashville, TN
May 13 & 26 9:00 a.m., Central 500 James Robertson Parkway
First Floor, Rooms 1-A or 1-B
Nashville, TN
June 10 & 22 9:00 a.m., Central 500 James Robertson Parkway
First Floor, Rooms 1-A or 1-B
Nashville, TN
July 15 9:00 a.m., Central 312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue
First Floor, Rooms 1-A or 1-B
Nashville, TN
July 29 9:00 a.m., Central 500 James Robertson Parkway
First Floor, Rooms 1-A or 1-B
Nashville, TN
August 12 9:00 a.m., Central 312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue
Third Floor, Snodgrass Tower
Nashville, TN
August 26 9:00 a.m., Central 500 James Robertson Parkway
First Floor, Rooms 1-A or 1-B
Nashville, TN
September 9 & 23 9:00 a.m., Central 500 James Robertson Parkway
First Floor, Rooms 1-A or 1-B
Nashville, TN
October 7  & 19 9:00 a.m., Central   500 James Robertson Parkway
First Floor, Rooms 1-A or 1-B
Nashville, TN
November 3 & 17 9:00 a.m., Central 500 James Robertson Parkway
First Floor, Rooms 1-A or 1-B
Nashville, TN
December 7 9:00 a.m., Central 312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue 
Third Floor, Snodgrass Tower
Nashville, TN
December 16 9:00 a.m., Central 500 James Robertson Parkway
First Floor, Rooms 1-A or 1-B
Nashville, TN