§ 32.027  LAYOFF.
   (A)   If there are changes of duties in the municipality, lack of work or lack of funds, the appointing power may lay off employees; however, the appointing power shall first make every reasonable effort to integrate those employees into another department by transfer.
   (B)   When layoffs are required, the appointing power shall base the decision on relative merit, and shall give due consideration to length of time in the city service only where the employees’ qualifications and abilities are relatively equal.
(Res. 2010-23, passed 11-4-2010)