Any employee serving a probationary or trial period shall be given a full and fair trial in the performance of the duties of the position to which appointed. Employees serving their original probationary period may be separated at any time during such period upon proper recommendation and 5 working days prior notice, without right of appeal.

(a) Supervisors shall carefully observe the performance and conduct of employees who are serving the probationary period to determine whether the retention of such employee is in the best interests of ASPA.

(b) Three months prior to the expiration of an employee’s probationary period, the Executive Director shall determine whether the employee is to be retained. If the employee is not to be retained, the Executive Director and the employee’s immediate supervisor shall advise the employee in writing. The Executive Director shall proceed with the separation action as follows:

(1) Issue a written notice to the employee advising him or her that he or she will be separated as of a particular date, the reason(s) therefor, and that he or she has no right of appeal, except in cases of alleged discrimination because of sex, creed, color, or marital status.

(2) The chapter of these regulations on recruitment and placement addresses separation of a career service employee serving a new trial period.

History: Rule 11-84, eff 19 Dec 84, (part).