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File a Complaint

If you believe that you have been the target of discrimination by UOVC or a
subgrantee of UOVC has discriminated against an employee, a client, a
customer or a program participant, or anyone else, and/or if any employee or
subgrantee received a complaint of alleged discrimination, such
person/employee/subgrantee should notify UOVC’s complaint coordinator,
Hildegard Koenig by email, letter, telephone, or fax with the following:

Hildegard Koenig, Utah Office for Victims of Crime
350 E. 500 S. #200, Salt Lake City, UT 84114

Email : hkoenig@utah.gov

Office: 801.297.2636 / Mobile: 385-479-0715 / Fax: 801.533.4127

Complaint must include the following:

i. Date of alleged discrimination;
ii. Protected class claimed;
iii. Summary of the alleged discrimination with supporting
documents;
iv. A signature attesting to the facts alleged

The complaint coordinator shall maintain a confidential file of copies of
all complaints received and forwarded and any correspondence relating

to the complainant.

*Alternate methods of filing complaints shall be made available to
individuals with disabilities unable to file written complaints *

UOVC’s complaint coordinator will provide written acknowledgment of
receiving the complaint; will coordinate the complaint process and will
notify the charging party that any discrimination complaint can be filed
with Office for Civil Rights; and/or with the following:

● UOVC’s Director and Victim Assistance Coordinator; and/or
● For criminal justice system discrimination claims the District Victims’
Rights Committee; and/or
● For employment discrimination claims the Utah Antidiscrimination & Labor
Division.

No later than five (5) business days after receiving a complaint in the
form described above, UOVC’s complainant coordinator will refer the
complaint in writing onto to the specific sub-recipient(s).

The Utah Office for Victims of Crime follows the State of Utah Department of Human Resource
Management Rules on how UOVC receives and investigates complaints alleging discrimination by
UOVC itself (R477-2-3. Fair Employment Practice and Discrimination).

● For complaints, alleging discrimination by a subgrantee in the
delivery of services will be forward for review and investigation to
UOVC’s Director and Victim Assistance Coordinator.

● For complaints, alleging discrimination by the Criminal Justice
System (i.e. law enforcement, prosecution, courts, Corrections,
Board of Pardons) will be forward for review and investigation to the
District Victims’ Rights Committee Chair. If the District Victims’
Rights Committee is unable to resolve the complaint within the
prescribed time, a designated subcommittee from the Utah Council
on Victims of Crime will review the complaint.

● For complaints, alleging employment discrimination claims will be
forward for review and investigation to the Utah Antidiscrimination &
Labor Division (hereinafter “UALD”). The complainant may wish to
file a complaint directly with the UALD before providing the contact
information directly by phone or in person to obtain the intake
questionnaire.

Utah Antidiscrimination & Labor Division
160 East 300 South, 3rd floor,
PO Box 146630
Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-6630
Telephone: 801-530-6800
Fax: 801-530-7609

The questionnaire can also be located on UALD’s web page at
https://laborcommission.utah.gov/divisions/AntidiscriminationAndLabor/em
ployment_discrimination.html

The complaint coordinator will also notify the U.S. Department of Justice,
Office of Justice Programs, and Office for Civil Rights, depending on the
nature of the complaint.

Office of Justice Programs
Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Justice
810 Seventh Street, NW
Washington, DC 20531
Telephone: 202-616-9865
Fax: 202-616-9865

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