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Reduction in Force (Temporary employees)HR-10-30


This policy applies to all Temporary employees.

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Policy Statement

A reduction in force (RIF) is a curtailment of the workforce ordered by university administration. A reduction may arise for reasons of, but not limited to, the following: budget, lack of work, reorganization, or reduction of positions beyond the employee's control.

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  1. All Temporary employees are laid off first. Positions normally held by student Temporary employees may be excluded.
  2. If staffing needs of a department prohibit the elimination of all Temporary positions, Staff employees designated for layoff will receive first preference for such assignments. Temporary employees may be given consideration for such assignments next.
  3. Temporary employees are not placed on a layoff list and are not covered by the recall provisions of the university's Reduction in Force policy for Staff employees.

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Managers, supervisors, and employees who violate this policy are subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination.

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