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Personnel Rules & Regulations - Article XXI
Disciplinary Actions
Whenever, in the supervisor’s judgment, hourly employee performance, attitude, work habits, or personal conduct at any time falls below a suitable level, the supervisor shall inform the employee promptly and specifically of such lapses and give counsel and assistance.  If appropriate and justified, a reasonable period of time for improvement may be allowed before initiating disciplinary action.  Disciplinary action steps may be skipped if infractions are severe.



Disciplinary action shall consist of the following:
Verbal warning, documented in writing
Written warning
Suspension of one to five days
Dismissal

Whenever, in the supervisor’s judgment, salaried employee performance, attitude, work habits, or personal conduct at any time falls below a suitable level, the supervisor shall inform the employee promptly and specifically of such lapses and give counsel and assistance.  If appropriate and justified, a reasonable period of time for improvement may be allowed before initiating disciplinary action.

Disciplinary action shall consist of the following:
Verbal warning, documented in writing
Written warning
Suspension for a period of one week
Dismissal

The Town Manager may demote, suspend without pay for not more than ten (10) working days, or permanently dismiss any municipal employee whose work performance and/or misconduct justifies such action.

Notice of disciplinary action against an employee must be in writing and the employee must receive such notice not later than seven (7) days before its effective date. The notice shall specify the proposed penalty and contain a statement of the evidence against the employee. The employee shall be entitled to present their evidence prior to the effective date of the action.

All employees shall have the right to appeal any disciplinary action within five (5) working days to the Town Manager. (See grievance procedure.)