Lay-Offs, RIFs, and Pink Slips Presented by: LVEA Jake Anderson
Temporary vs. Probationary vs. Permanent <ul><li>Temporary </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bakersfield Decision (2006) </li></ul></u...
Temporary vs. Probation <ul><li>Temporary </li></ul><ul><ul><li>At-will employee </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Did not get pi...
What is a RIF? <ul><li>Reduction in Force (RIF) </li></ul><ul><li>Education Code 44949, 44955, 87743  </li></ul><ul><ul><l...
Seniority <ul><li>Set on first date of paid probationary service </li></ul>
Who was given notice? <ul><li>33 Elementary School Teachers </li></ul><ul><li>5 Middle School Teachers </li></ul><ul><li>8...
What happens now? <ul><li>You get your notice on or before March 15 </li></ul><ul><li>You have 7 CALENDAR days to notify t...
RIF Data Form <ul><li>Fill in the RIF Data Form and get to  LVEA ASAP-   </li></ul><ul><li>DO NOT GIVE TO THE DISTRICT </l...
RIF Data Form Continued <ul><li>#5- Use personal- you may be having confidential conversations </li></ul><ul><li>#9- Prob ...
ALERT PAGE <ul><li>This page is for your attorney to alert him if you know of something specific that the district missed ...
Tie-Breakers- Adopted by LVUSD Board on March 3rd  <ul><li>Primary criteria-  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>By Seniority </li></ul...
What are your rights? <ul><li>A right to a hearing to determine if your lay-off is appropriate </li></ul><ul><li>Subbing- ...
Benefits? <ul><li>District-paid health benefits run until July 31, 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>COBRA benefits- </li></ul><ul><...
What the #%$ is a reemployment list? <ul><li>A list of employees showing their seniority and credential </li></ul><ul><li>...
Mock 39-month list <ul><li>Chrissie Hynde-  Mult Subject 8/29/04 </li></ul><ul><li>Bob Marley-  Single Subject math 8/29/0...
Your Attorney <ul><li>Will walk you through the process </li></ul><ul><li>Will argue your case in front of a judge  </li><...
Conflict of Interest  <ul><li>The attorney assigned to you will also represent the others being let go. </li></ul><ul><li>...
I’m last on the list- should I file for a hearing? <ul><li>It is your call </li></ul><ul><li>The district could have made ...
Questions? <ul><li>Jake Anderson </li></ul><ul><li>CTA Staff </li></ul><ul><li>Las Virgenes Educators Association  </li></...
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  1. 1. Lay-Offs, RIFs, and Pink Slips Presented by: LVEA Jake Anderson
  2. 2. Temporary vs. Probationary vs. Permanent <ul><li>Temporary </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bakersfield Decision (2006) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Covering a person on leave </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>On a contract that has a specific end-date </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Paid out of a categorical program </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Emergency credential </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Interns </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Probation 0 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Probationary </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hired by district, but are not listed above </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Permanent </li></ul><ul><ul><li>First day of work in third year (interns?) </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Temporary vs. Probation <ul><li>Temporary </li></ul><ul><ul><li>At-will employee </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Did not get pink slip </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No re-employment rights </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Probation and permanent </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Rest of presentation is about you </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. What is a RIF? <ul><li>Reduction in Force (RIF) </li></ul><ul><li>Education Code 44949, 44955, 87743 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Declining enrollment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Budgetary Issues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Eliminating a particular kind of service (PKS) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ed Code and Board Policy dictate what the rules are </li></ul><ul><li>Association's role is to ensure rules are followed </li></ul>
  5. 5. Seniority <ul><li>Set on first date of paid probationary service </li></ul>
  6. 6. Who was given notice? <ul><li>33 Elementary School Teachers </li></ul><ul><li>5 Middle School Teachers </li></ul><ul><li>8 High School Teachers </li></ul><ul><li>4 Counselors </li></ul>
  7. 7. What happens now? <ul><li>You get your notice on or before March 15 </li></ul><ul><li>You have 7 CALENDAR days to notify the district you want a hearing (#1) </li></ul><ul><li>Once the District has received your request they will give you Notice of Defense paperwork </li></ul><ul><li>Use the forms in the packet from CTA. </li></ul><ul><li>You must get notice of defense after receipt of letter of accusation back to the district in 5 CALENDAR DAYS (#2) </li></ul>
  8. 8. RIF Data Form <ul><li>Fill in the RIF Data Form and get to LVEA ASAP- </li></ul><ul><li>DO NOT GIVE TO THE DISTRICT </li></ul><ul><li>Fill out the info as thoroughly as possible- it will be used to determine the order of the lay-off. </li></ul>
  9. 9. RIF Data Form Continued <ul><li>#5- Use personal- you may be having confidential conversations </li></ul><ul><li>#9- Prob or Perm? </li></ul><ul><li>#10- Seniority date </li></ul><ul><li>#11- Seniority list # </li></ul><ul><li>#14- All places worked </li></ul><ul><li>#19- Breaks in service </li></ul><ul><li>#20- Retirements/resignations </li></ul><ul><li>#22- Cannibalism? </li></ul>
  10. 10. ALERT PAGE <ul><li>This page is for your attorney to alert him if you know of something specific that the district missed or messed-up. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Tie-Breakers- Adopted by LVUSD Board on March 3rd <ul><li>Primary criteria- </li></ul><ul><ul><li>By Seniority </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>By Credential </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tie-Breakers include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ELL authorization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Supplementary authorizations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Extra-curricular activities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>See attached for full list </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. What are your rights? <ul><li>A right to a hearing to determine if your lay-off is appropriate </li></ul><ul><li>Subbing- </li></ul><ul><ul><li>you get paid regular rate if you work more than 20 days in a 60-day period. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Permanent Employees </li></ul><ul><ul><li>39-month reemployment list </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Probationary Employees </li></ul><ul><ul><li>24-month reemployment list </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Benefits? <ul><li>District-paid health benefits run until July 31, 2009. </li></ul><ul><li>COBRA benefits- </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Obama’s Stimulus Package included a provision to pay for 65% of COBRA premium for 9 months. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Unemployment? Yes </li></ul>
  14. 14. What the #%$ is a reemployment list? <ul><li>A list of employees showing their seniority and credential </li></ul><ul><li>Will be used to determine when/if you are called back to work in the district </li></ul><ul><li>You will be contacted if a position opens in the district that you are credentialed for. YOU WILL GET THAT JOB if you accept it. </li></ul><ul><li>You can decline the job offered to you with no repercussions for one year (EC 44956 (2)) </li></ul>
  15. 15. Mock 39-month list <ul><li>Chrissie Hynde- Mult Subject 8/29/04 </li></ul><ul><li>Bob Marley- Single Subject math 8/29/04 </li></ul><ul><li>Dave Matthews- Mult Sub; Eng Supp 8/29/04 </li></ul><ul><li>Madeline Peyroux- Single Sub Eng 8/29/04 </li></ul><ul><li>Dave King- Mult Subject 8/27/05 </li></ul><ul><li>Janis Joplin- Mult Subject 8/26/06 </li></ul><ul><li>Joey Ramone- Single Sub Science 8/28/07 </li></ul><ul><li>Gordon Sumner- Single Sub Hist; SPED supp 8/30/08 </li></ul>
  16. 16. Your Attorney <ul><li>Will walk you through the process </li></ul><ul><li>Will argue your case in front of a judge </li></ul><ul><li>Will be paid for by CTA dues </li></ul><ul><li>If you are not a member, CTA will not represent you </li></ul><ul><li>May not get anything for you other than an assurance the process has been followed correctly </li></ul><ul><li>Mom and Dad? </li></ul>
  17. 17. Conflict of Interest <ul><li>The attorney assigned to you will also represent the others being let go. </li></ul><ul><li>This is a potential conflict of interest and you must sign a waiver stating you understand the situation and waive your rights. </li></ul><ul><li>Attorney’s Firm is </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hathaway, Perrett, Webster, Powers, Chrisman, & Gutierrez </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. I’m last on the list- should I file for a hearing? <ul><li>It is your call </li></ul><ul><li>The district could have made a mistake in identifying people for layoff. </li></ul><ul><li>It is your right to do it. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Questions? <ul><li>Jake Anderson </li></ul><ul><li>CTA Staff </li></ul><ul><li>Las Virgenes Educators Association </li></ul><ul><li>O (818) 889-4377 </li></ul><ul><li>F (828) 879-8335 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>

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