Procedure03.03.040.a Reduction in Force / Furlough / Involuntary Leave Without Pay Definitions
Employee means full-time and part-time employees.
Financial Exigency is defined as a situation where current or anticipated fiscal resources are not sufficient to continue campus operations at current levels. Such a situation may affect one or more operational areas or programs of the College and may occur as a result of declining enrollments, reduced funding from any source, reorganization, or other similar events.
Involuntary Leave without Pay means a period of mandatory separation from work during which an employee may not take or use any form of paid leave. All state-mandated benefits shall continue to accrue during any period of leave without pay.
Furlough means a leave of absence without pay, usually temporarily.
Program Change means any elimination, curtailment or reorganization of an educational offering or support department which may or may not be related to a financial exigency.
Reduction in Force means the termination of an employee as a result of financial exigency or program change.
Termination means the cessation of employment due to a reduction in force.
Resignation of Employment An employee may choose to resign from working at Western Piedmont Community College for any reason and at any time with written notice.