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Employee Resignations

Background

The Division requires that employees wishing to resign from the employ of the Division do so in accordance with the provisions of provincial statutes, collective agreements and Division administrative procedures.

 

Procedures

  1. The employee wishing to resign from employment with the Division shall submit a letter of resignation to the Superintendent specifying the last day of performance of assigned duties.
  2. Upon receiving a letter of resignation, the Superintendent shall:
    1. Ensure that the period of notice given by the employee is in accord with the conditions of employment;
    2. If in accord, accept, in writing, the resignation; and
    3. Forward a copy of the letter accepting the resignation, to the payroll department.
  3. If, upon receiving a letter of resignation, the Superintendent believes that the period of notice does not comply with the conditions of employment, the Superintendent may:
    1. Require of the employee the appropriate period of notice; or
    2. Accept the resignation as offered; and
    3. Forward a copy of the letter accepting the resignation, to the payroll department.
  4. In the event an employee is absent from work for undisclosed reasons for a period of five (5) days, the position will be considered abandoned and therefore vacant.

References:

Sections 60, 61, 107, 109, 113 School Act

Employment Standards Code

Board Policy 12 Role of the Superintendent

 

June 2008