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G.19 District Personnel Reduction in Force - May 2010 Revision

Note: This policy was reviewed and revised in July 2011. We provide it here for historic purposes only. Please refer to the current policy.

Albuquerque Public Schools reserves the right to initiate a reduction in force of district personnel if it is in the best interest of the district.

Albuquerque Public Schools shall follow all requirements and procedures in any and all negotiated agreements.

Albuquerque Public Schools may consider seniority, affirmative action goals and/or skill set as determining factors when selecting district personnel for reduction in force who are not members of or protected by a negotiated agreement.

The superintendent, when in the best interest of the district, has the right to operate outside of the procedural directive established to implement this policy at his/her discretion.  In such a case, the superintendent shall comply with applicable district policies regarding personnel, including equal employment.

The superintendent shall consult with and notify the Board of Education before any final decision is made regarding a reduction in force.

Administrative Position: Executive Director of Human Resources

Department Director: Director of Staffing and Employee Relations/Director of Labor Relations

References

Legal Cross Ref.:

  • §22-10A-22 NMSA 1978
  • §22-10A-24 NMSA 1978
  • §22-10A-25 NMSA 1978
  • §22-10A-27 NMSA 1978
  • §22-10A-28 NMSA 1978

Board Policy Cross Ref.: G.01 Equal Employment

Procedural Directive Cross Ref.:

  • Reduction in Force Procedural Directive
  • Negotiated Agreements (available on the Labor Relations website):
    • Negotiated Agreement between the Albuquerque Municipal School District Number 12 and the Albuquerque Teachers Federation
    • Negotiated Agreement between the Albuquerque Municipal School District Number 12 and the Albuquerque Educational Assistants Association AFT New Mexico/AFL-CIO
    • Negotiated Agreement between the Albuquerque Municipal School District Number 12 and the Educational Police Officers Association
    • Negotiated Agreement between the Board of Education of the Albuquerque Municipal School District Number 12 and the Communications Workers of America Maintenance and Operations Bargaining Unit
    • Negotiated Agreement between the Board of Education of the Albuquerque Municipal School District Number 12 and the Communications Workers of America Food Services Unit
    • Negotiated Agreement between the Albuquerque Municipal School District Number 12 and the Albuquerque Secretarial/Clerical Association

NSBA/NEPN Classification: GCQ, GDQ

Introduced: May 11, 2010
Approved: May 13, 2010

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