Reasonable Accommodation Request
The City of Toledo is required to provide a reasonable accommodation for employees or applicants with a known disability. This will enable such
employees to perform the essential job functions of the position or provide access to the workplace. Identification of the disability and specific reasonable accommodation(s) is strictly voluntary.
Grievance Procedure under the ADA
This Grievance Procedure is established to meet the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 ("ADA"). It may be used by anyone who wishes to file a complaint alleging discrimination on the basis of disability in the provision of services, activities, programs, or benefits by the city of Toledo. The city of Toledo's Administrative Policy governs employment-related complaints of disability discrimination.
The complaint should be in writing and contain information about the alleged discrimination such as name, address, phone number of complainant and location, date, and description of the problem. Alternative means of filing complaints, such as personal interviews or a tape-recording of the complaint, will be made available for persons with disabilities upon request.
The complaint should be submitted by the grievant and/or his/her designee as soon as possible, but no later than 60 calendar days after the alleged violation to:
Within 15 calendar days after receipt of the complaint, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion will meet with the complainant to discuss the complaint and the possible resolution(s).
Within 15 calendar days of the meeting, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion will respond in writing, and where appropriate, in a format accessible to the complainant, such as large print, Braille, or audio tape. The response will explain the position of the city of Toledo and offer options for substantive resolution of the complaint.
If the response by the Office of Diversity & Inclusion does not satisfactorily resolve the issue, the complainant and/or his/her designee may appeal the decision within 15 calendar days after receipt of the response.
Within 15 calendar days after receipt of the appeal, the Director of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion or his/her designee will meet with the complainant to discuss the complaint and possible resolutions.
Within 15 calendar days after the meeting, the Director of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion or his/her designee will respond in writing, and, where appropriate, in a format accessible to the complainant, with a final resolution of the complaint.