Code No.: 413.3
CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEE REDUCTION IN FORCE
Purpose: To provide guidelines for the reduction in force of classified employees.
Policy: It is the exclusive power of the board to determine when a reduction in classified employees is necessary. Employees who are terminated due to a reduction in force will be given thirty days’ notice. Due process will be followed for terminations due to a reduction in force.
It is the responsibility of the superintendent to make a recommendation for termination to the board. The superintendent will consider the relative qualifications, skills, ability and demonstrated performance through evaluation procedures in making the recommendations.
The requirements stated in the Master Contract between employees in the Secretary/Paraeducator collective bargaining unit and the board regarding reduction in force will supersede this policy for said group.
Legal Reference: Iowa Code §§ 20.7, .24 (2013).