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Change to a Job in a Lower Pay Band

At times, an employee may be reassigned to a position in a lower pay band. This most likely will occur as a result of a more appropriate fit between the employee’s capabilities and the skills and expectations of a different job.

Involuntary Change to a Job in a Lower Pay Band

When an employee is reassigned to a job in a lower pay band on an involuntary basis based on disciplinary or other performance issues, the incumbent’s salary may be adjusted to reflect the responsibilities of the new job. In cases where a position is reassigned to a new pay band due to a reorganization or restructuring, Human Resources and divisional leadership will collaborate in evaluating these situations and to determine if any salary adjustments are necessary and appropriate.

Voluntary Change to a Job in a Lower Pay band

If an employee elects to take a job in a lower pay band, his or her salary will be reviewed in relation to the salary range for the new position. Depending on the new salary range for the incumbent, salary level of the incumbent, and salary level of other incumbents in the same or similar positions, Human Resources and divisional leadership will collaborate in evaluating these situations to determine if any salary adjustments are necessary and appropriate