University Resources, Operations and Policies

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    Reduction in Force


    Policy Statement

    This policy establishes a process for the position elimination of regular full-time and part-time non-faculty positions at the University.


    Reason for Policy

    Adelphi University may, in its sole discretion, add positions or change positions when necessary to meet the mission of the University, and it may eliminate positions that are no longer necessary to the mission of the University.


    Who Is Governed by this Policy

    Staff


    Policy

    In the event the University reduces its workforce or reorganizes a department or school, the University will attempt to place individuals into other positions for which they are qualified.

    Recall from a reduction-in-work-force shall be subject to the terms of the collective bargaining agreement for union represented employees. Non-union employees will be given equal consideration for open positions for which they are qualified.


    Definitions

    This policy does not have definitions associated with it at this time. Upon periodic policy review this area will be evaluated to determine if additional information is needed to supplement the policy.


    Procedures

    1. The separation of non-union employees due to a reduction-in-work-force will be governed by the needs of the department. The separation of union represented employees will be governed by the particular contractual provisions in their collective bargaining agreement.

    2. In the event an employee is scheduled to be laid off from one department and a vacant position that the employee has the qualifications to perform exists in another department, the University will endeavor to reassign the affected employee to that vacant position.


    Forms

    This policy does not have forms associated with it at this time. Upon periodic policy review this area will be evaluated to determine if additional information is needed to supplement the policy.


    Related Information

    This policy does not have related information at this time. Upon periodic policy review this area will be evaluated to determine if additional information is needed to supplement the policy.


    Policy Owner

    Jane Fisher
    Director of Employment, Employee and Labor Relations
    Levermore Hall, Room 203
    p – 516.877.3222
    e – fisher2@adelphi.edu

    Secondary Contact

    Cindy Donnelly
    p – 516.877.3268
    e – cdonnelly@adelphi.edu


    Document History

    • Last Reviewed Date: September 14, 2018
    • Last Revised Date: September 14, 2018
    • Policy Origination Date: Unknown

    Who Approved This Policy

    Jane Fisher
    Director of Employment, Employee and Labor Relations

     

    Schools/Departments:

  • Office of Human Resources
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