A written letter of resignation, addressed to the Library Director or Assistant Director, is requested of all staff intending to resign. Failure to give written notice of your intent to resign may result in the forfeiture of unused vacation time.
The amount of notice required to resign in good standing varies depending on the position held.
|Director and Assistant Director||Two months from the last day of work|
|Professional staff||One month from the last day of work|
|All other staff||Two weeks from the last day of work|
Your letter of resignation will be kept in your personnel file.
You will be compensated for any unused vacation days accrued up until the date of resignation.
The Library’s retirement benefits are provided through the New Jersey Public Employees Retirement System (PERS). Employees must file a completed retirement application with PERS at least one month before the anticipated retirement date. All employees eligible for retirement shall be subject to the requirements and provisions of PERS. Notification of retirement should be made in the same manner as resignation.
Retirees over the age of 65 are required to enroll in Medicare Part B.
Vacation and Holiday Time
Employees retiring from the Library will be entitled to receive payment for accrued vacation leave up to the date of retirement.
Employment at the Library may be terminated for reasons stated or unstated, at any time, and nothing in this Library Employee Handbook or other communications now, or in the future, means, or should be construed to mean, anything to the contrary.
An employee involuntarily terminated for cause is not entitled to any benefits that may have been taken but not earned.
Voluntary Termination of Employment
Employees resigning voluntarily from the Library are entitled to receive payment for unused vacation leave and compensatory time.
Involuntary Termination of Employment for Cause
An employee may be terminated immediately, without prior notice, if he or she engaged in any conduct deemed by the Library to warrant such action. Any employee dismissed without prior notice is not entitled to any benefits that may have been earned but not yet taken.
Final paychecks for resigning or terminated employees will be made available on the next regular payday or sooner, consistent with the applicable law.
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