Layoff Information for Employees

If you have received a layoff notification, you may be going through a difficult time. Use the information below as a guide to help you manage the layoff situation.

Layoffs can be caused by lack of funding, lack of work, or department reorganization. The term "layoff" includes "reduction in time."

What To Do

  1. Contact your department business office or an Employee Relations Consultant to learn about your rights and responsibilities.
  2. Don't hesitate to contact UCD's Academic & Staff Assistance Program (ASAP) for practical advice on getting through this emotionally difficult time.
  3. Check the resources available to you for career development, finding a new job, and other essential topics.
  4. Contact your HR Benefits Department to learn how a layoff will affect your benefits, benefits options available to you, and important deadlines.

Rehire Rights

If you have questions regarding layoff, contact Employee & Labor Relations at:

Notice: This page summarizes university policies and/or collective bargaining agreements. Refer to the Personnel Policies for Staff Members (PPSM) or applicable collective bargaining agreement for full text of referenced information.