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Staff Policy Handbook

Part VIII: Employee Conduct

803 - Progressive Discipline

The university may impose discipline in appropriate circumstances which may include verbal reprimand, written notice, suspension from work without pay, and immediate termination of employment. The form of discipline selected is within the discretion of the university with due regard to the employee's work history, the nature of the misconduct, and the surrounding circumstances.

Consultation with the appropriate vice president and the Director of Human Resources is mandatory before taking corrective action involving suspension or involuntary termination.

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