Whenever, because of lack of work or shortage of available funds duly appropriated for payment of wages, the Director of Public Works determines it to be necessary to lay off one or more persons employed in positions designated in the salary ordinances relating to the Division of Streets, Sewers and Sidewalks, the Division of Parks and Public Property, the Division of Water and the Division of Refuse Collection and Disposal (all organized under the Department of Public Works by virtue of the City Charter), as “laborer” or “laborers”, he shall first lay off the employee who has served the City as an employee the least period of time. In the event of any such layoff, the Director of Public Works is authorized to transfer employees from one such Division to another as, in his discretion, he deems necessary in the public interest.
(Ord. 39-17.  Passed 6-18-2018.)