It shall be the policy of the DeSoto Parish School Board to require notice of retirement of all employees who wish to retire.  Such retirement shall become effective at the end of the fiscal year or as may be approved by the School Board.


All employees shall be required, as a condition of employment, to become members of the retirement system for which they are eligible.  Employees shall also be required to officially inform the School Board in writing of their plans to retire.


No individual shall be discharged or forced to retire because of age.


Approved:  December, 2003



Ref:    La. Rev. Stat. Ann. ยงยง11:133, 11:203, 11:204, 11:701, 11:761, 11:778, 11:786, 11:1147, 17:425


DeSoto Parish School Board