Lake County, IL
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File #: 20-0732    Version: 1 Name: Resolution amending Section 11.4, Reduction in Force, in the Employee Policies and Procedures Manual.
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/22/2020 In control: Financial & Administrative Committee
On agenda: Final action: 6/9/2020
Title: Resolution amending Section 11.4, Reduction in Force, in the Employee Policies and Procedures Manual.
Attachments: 1. 11.4 Reduction in Work Force - 1992.pdf, 2. 11.4 Reduction in Work Force Proposed.pdf

Title

Resolution amending Section 11.4, Reduction in Force, in the Employee Policies and Procedures Manual.

 

Staff summary

                     The existing Reduction in Force Policy is 28 years old.

                     The existing Policy needs to be updated to bring Lake County in-line with modern practices.

                     The new policy was drafted after reviewing policies from other municipalities and counties in the region.

 

Body

Resolution

 

WHEREAS, Lake County is committed to maintaining an up to date Employee Policies and Procedures Manual; and

 

WHEREAS, Section 11.4, Reduction in Force, was last revised in 1992 (28 years ago), and needs to be updated to bring Lake County in-line with modern practices; and

 

WHEREAS, after reviewing the practices of comparable organizations, Human Resources feels it is necessary to revise Section 11.4 in order to bring it in line with practices found in other high performing organizations, and

 

WHEREAS, Lake County is committed to remaining a high performing organization and periodically revising our Employee Policy Manual keeps the organization in compliance with employment laws and best practices.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, IT BE RESOLVED, by this County Board of Lake County, Illinois, that the Lake County Employee Policies and Procedures Manual Section 11.4 Reduction in Force Policy be amended and adopted; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Director of Human Resources will make this policy available on the Employee Self-Service Portal; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, the Director of Human Resources will distribute this Policy to all Department Heads falling under the jurisdiction of the County Board.

 

Dated, in Waukegan, Illinois, on June 9, 2020.