Furlough Policy

Policy Number
Board of Trustees
Date Approved
Effective Date
Responsible Division
Human Resources

In the event of circumstances resulting in inadequate funding of the College’s budget, the President shall have the sole discretion to implement a furlough program. The President shall consult with College vice-presidents and human resources to determine the most appropriate means and duration necessary to ensure operations within emergent budget provisions and compliance with all applicable employment laws and non-discriminatory policies of the College.  

Affected employees will be provided as much notice as is practical prior to implementation of a furlough program.  

Definition of Terms:

Furlough is a reduction in force avoidance measure that allows for, but is not limited to, a reduction in work hours/days, unpaid leave, and/or reduction in compensation.