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413.3 Support Staff Suspension

Support staff will perform their assigned job, respect and follow board policy and obey the law.  The superintendent is authorized to suspend a support staff member with or without pay pending action on a discharge or during investigation of charges against the employee or for disciplinary purposes.  It is within the discretion of the superintendent to suspend a classified employee with or without pay.


In the event of a suspension, due process will be followed.


Date Board Adopted 11/8/1999

Date Board Reviewed 2/21/2022


Legal Reference:          Northeast Community Education Association v. Northeast Community School District, 402 N.W.2d 765, 769 (Iowa 1987).

                                    McFarland v. Board of Education of Norwalk Community School District, 277 N.W.2d 901 (Iowa 1979).

                                    Iowa Code §§ 20.7, .24 (2013).