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Layoff, Interim Assignment and Reappointment of Educational Support Personnel Employees

Section 505.6 | Board Report 07-1219-PO3 | Date Adopted December 19, 2007

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THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER RECOMMENDS:

That the Board rescind Board Report 03-0423-PO02 and adopt a new policy on the Layoff, Interim Assignment and Reappointment of Educational Support Personnel Employees Policy.

PURPOSE:

The purpose of this policy is to establish the requirements by which the Chief Executive Officer or designee may exercise their delegated authority over layoff of personnel as set out in Board Rules 4-1(a)(14) and (16).

POLICY TEXT:

I. Layoff, Re-staffing, And Reappointment Of Bargaining Unit ESP

The provisions of Section I of this policy govern the CEO’s or designee’s decisions to layoff Board employees in educational support personnel classifications or job titles in bargaining units certified for the purposes of collective bargaining (“bargaining unit ESP employees”).

II.Layoff Of ESPs Not In Units Organized For Collective Bargaining

The provisions of Section II of this policy govern the CEO or designee’s decisions to layoff Board employees in educational support personnel classifications or job titles that are not in bargaining units recognized for the purposes of collective bargaining (“non-bargaining unit ESP employees”).

III. Notices And Communications With Laid Off Employees/addresses And Telephone Numbers

Laid off bargaining unit or non-bargaining unit ESP employees shall bear the burden of ensuring that the Department of Human Resources has their current telephone number, home address, and, where available, home or other electronic mail address. Laid off bargaining unit or non-bargaining unit ESP employees shall be responsible for submitting changes of address and contact information with the Department of Human Resources in accordance with its procedures. Except for the Notice of Layoff and post-layoff benefit notices, which the CEO or designee shall transmit to the laid off bargaining unit or non-bargaining unit ESP employee by regular or certified mail to their last home address that is on file at the Board’s Department of Human Resources, the CEO or designee may communicate offers of re-staffing, interim assignment, and interviews for positions telephonically, via regular mail or via electronic mail as the CEO or designee deems appropriate under the circumstances. If laid off bargaining unit or non-bargaining unit ESP employees cannot be reached at the telephone number, address or electronic mail address then on file with the Department of Human Resources within three (3) business days of the CEO or designee’s attempt to reach them, the CEO’s or designee’s obligation, if any, to offer to re-staff, assign on an interim basis or interview set forth in this policy, will be deemed satisfied and discharged.

IV. CEO’s Report To The Board Of All ESP Employees Laid Off

The CEO shall report the number of ESP employees laid off to the Board in the CEO’s quarterly report of personnel transactions as provided in Board Rule 4-1(b).

V. Effective Date

This policy is effective prospectively only with respect to ESPs who receive a notice of removal on or after September 26, 2007. Any ESP employee given a notice of removal prior to September 26, 2007 will be subject to the provisions of the predecessor to this policy, Board Report 03-0423-PO02, which was adopted on April 23, 2003.

Policy References

Amends/Rescinds Rescinds 03-0423-PO02
Cross References 02-1023-PO05
Legal References  

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