At the University of Iowa, the term layoff applies to Merit and to Professional and Scientific (P&S) positions. (Temporary workforce reductions or mandatory unpaid leave may be colloquially referred to as "temporary layoffs." Information presented here focuses on permanent P&S layoffs.)
Layoff processes differ according to appointment type and status. This section outlines these processes.
Layoffs involve permanent reductions in Merit staff positions. Review typical steps in the layoff process.
Layoffs involve reductions in Professional and Scientific (P&S) staff. Review the layoff process.