Discipline and Removal (Civil Service Rule 11)

This policy establishes rules and procedures for disciplining or removing an employee.
Type Enterprise
Applies To City Council Departments
Synopsis The Civil Service Commission establishes and supports disciplinary rules and procedures, which will provide for the orderly conduct of personnel management and for the protection of the safety and rights of all employees. The Commission will provide for a proper balance of the rights of employees and the obligation of City management to employ and retain only those employees who make a positive contribution to the quality of services provided to the community.

Date Established: 1917

Last Revised Date: March 14, 2002

Keywords discipline, misconduct, substandard performance, probation, written reprimand, suspension, demotion, appeal, hearing, veteran’s preference, progressive discipline, termination, discharge

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