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(A) All regular covered employees who are laid off shall have their name placed on a preferred reemployment eligibility list.
(B) The Department Director shall notify the Board and the affected employees in writing at least ten working days prior to any intended layoff.
(C) No regular employee in a classification shall be laid off when there are temporary, part time or probationary employees in the department working in positions assigned to the same classification.
(D) Metro Government shall determine the classifications to be reduced or eliminated when due to lack of work or reorganization, it becomes necessary to layoff employees. The order of layoff shall be based on classification to be reduced or eliminated.
(E) Layoff shall be in accordance with Louisville Metro Personnel Policy Manual Section 18.2, “Layoffs.”
(F) Recalls shall be by classification and shall be in the reverse order of the reduction or layoff (i.e., the first to be recalled shall be the last laid off) provided such employees have demonstrated a capability to do the work available.
(G) Any regular employee may appeal a layoff to the Board within ten calendar days of the layoff. Such appeal must be in writing.
(1994 Jeff. Code, § 34.149) (Jeff. Ord. 8-1986, adopted and effective 6-24-1986; Merit Board rules revised 5-14-1992; Lou. Metro Am. Ord. No. 245-2007, approved 11-12-2007)