|Policy No.:||2-20||This policy applies to:|
|Policy Name:||Job Abandonment||Non-exempt staff|
|Effective Date:||08/01/04||Exempt staff|
An employee who fails to appear for work for three consecutive days and does not contact his/her supervisor or the Department of Human Resources will be considered to have voluntarily resigned.
On the third consecutive day of absence, the supervisor is responsible for notifying the Department of Human Resources of any employee who has resigned by abandonment. The Human Resources Department and the Department Manager will make reasonable attempts to contact the individual. The employee’s position will remain vacant for an additional two days prior to implementation of action by Department of Human Resources to process the resignation.
If the employee returns to work before the five-day period has expired, and it can be determined that notification was not possible for reasons beyond the employee’s control, the employee can be reinstated with the approval of the department manager and the Human Resources Director. If the employee is not reinstated, he/she will not be considered in good standing or eligible for rehire.
When abandonment occurs, the following procedures should be followed: