Serious Offenses

Serious Offenses for Which Dismissal Can Take Place

Action to Dismiss an Employee

The University will only take action to dismiss an employee when it has found that he or she has committed an offense of an extremely serious nature.

Examples of Serious Offenses That may Lead to Dismissal

  1. If an employee is absent without valid reason for more than 20 non-consecutive days in any one year or for more than 10 consecutive days provided that he or she shall first have been warned in writing by the employer after being 10 days absent in the former case and after being five days absent  in the latter 
  2. If he or she does not discharge essential obligations as specified in his or her contract 
  3. If an employee has assumed a false identity or has submitted forged certificates or references
  4. If an employee gives away any confidential material to competitors of the University
  5. If an employee puts himself or herself in a conflict of interest position