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Original Adopted Date: 8-11-97                                          Last Revised Date: 8-22-22                                        Last Reviewed Date: 11-28-16

Classified employees will perform their assigned job, respect and follow board policy and obey the law.  The superintendent is authorized to suspend a classified employee with or without pay pending board action on a discharge or during investigation of charges against the employee or for disciplinary purposes.  It is within the discretion of the superintendent to suspend a classified employee with or without pay.

In the event of a suspension, due process will be followed.

The requirements stated in the Master Agreement/Staff Handbook between employees in that classified collective bargaining unit and the board regarding employee suspension shall be followed.

Legal Reference:         Northeast Community Education Association v. Northeast Community School District, 402 N.W.2d 765 (Iowa 1987).

                                    McFarland v. Board of Education of Norwalk Community School District, 277 N.W.2d 901 (Iowa 1979).

                                    Iowa Code §§ 20.7, .24 (2013).

Cross Reference:        404      Employee Conduct and Appearance

                                    413      Classified Employee Termination of Employment