Separation – Job Abandonment

I. Summary

Job abandonment is considered a voluntary resignation, when an employee has not reported to their work assignment, as scheduled, for five (5) work days, without prior notice or approval.

II. Related Policies, Contract Articles and References

  1. Personnel Policies for Staff Members (PPSM) - employees not covered by a collective bargaining agreement

    • PPSM 64 - Termination and Job Abandonment

  2. Union Agreements - employees covered by collective bargaining agreements

III. Authority

A supervisor may consult with the ER Analyst to initiate job abandonment notification when the employee has failed to report to work for 5 days.

IV. Process Overview

  1. The Supervisor notifies their ER Analyst to determine if job abandonment has occurred.
  2. The ER Analyst works with the supervisor to process job abandonment paperwork in accordance with policy and collective bargaining agreements.


V. Forms/Resources