Pregnancy The start of leave for a pregnant employee shall be at the beginning of the employee’s pregnancy-related disability that a health care provider certifies as necessary. Leave for the non- disability portion of childbirth may be taken before or after delivery. In accordance with Pregnancy Disability Leave (PDL) under the California FEHA, pregnant employees who are disabled due to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions are eligible for up to four (4) months (nine  pay periods) of leave with medical certification certifying the employee as unable to work due to a pregnancy-related condition. PDL under the FEHA may be taken before or after the birth of the child, and shall run concurrently with pregnancy leave under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, which must be concluded within one year of the child’s birth. Employees (either parent) are also eligible for family leave (“bonding”) under the California Family Rights Act, which shall be limited to four (4) months (nine  pay periods) and must be concluded within one year of the child’s birth. (The administration of such leave shall be in accordance with Sections III.B and IV.F of this Article.)
Volunteers The use of volunteers to perform bargaining unit work, as covered by this agreement, shall not be expanded beyond the extent of existing practice as of June 1, 1986. The Hospital shall submit to the Union, at three (3) month intervals, the number of volunteers for the current month and the number of hours worked and the duties performed.
Women s or girls' slips and petticoats, of other textile materials, not knitted or crocheted
Medical Appointment for Pregnant Employees 35.9.1 Up to three decimal seven five (3.75) hours of reasonable time off with pay for each appointment will be granted to pregnant employees for the purpose of attending routine medical appointments.
Substance Abuse Testing The Parties agree that it is in the best interest of all concerned to promote a safe working environment. The Union has no objection to pre-employment substance abuse testing when required by the Employer and further, the Union has no objection to voluntary substance abuse testing to qualify for employment on projects when required by a project owner. The cost and scheduling of such testing shall be paid for and arranged by the Employer. The Union agrees to reimburse the Employer for any failed pre-access Alcohol and Drug test costs.
Animals The Hirer shall ensure that no animals (including birds) except guide dogs are brought into the premises, other than for a special event agreed to by the Village Hall. No animals whatsoever are to enter the kitchen at any time.
SUBSTANCE ABUSE 22.01 Substance abuse is recognized to be a serious medical and social problem that can affect employees. The Company and the Union have a strong interest in encouraging early treatment and assisting employees towards full rehabilitation. Alcoholism and drug dependence are recognized by medical and public health authorities, the Company, and the CAW as diseases. The effects of the dependency are felt not only in the workplace, but also in the employee’s personal life. The focus of the Substance Abuse Program is proactive as well as reactive. It will provide appropriate education and prevention programs, as well as identification, intervention, motivation and support during the rehabilitation phase of treatment and concerned follow-up. The Company will provide all normal group insurance benefits for up to twenty-six (26) weeks to such employees while under a medically prescribed course of treatment in accordance with the employee’s benefit plan in a residential setting, provided they qualify for such benefits The Company will continue to provide a comprehensive approach towards dealing with substance abuse and its related problems. Company assistance will include referral of such employees to appropriate counseling services or treatment and rehabilitation facilities, and proactive approaches by the Union and the Company to deal with substance abuse. The Company shall recognize a Substance Abuse Representative appointed by the Union. The Company will provide time off with pay for a Substance Abuse Representative to transport individuals to assessment and treatment centers where required and approved by the Company.
Pregnancy Leave (a) Pregnancy leave will be granted in accordance with the provisions of the Employment Standards Act, except where amended in this provision.
Population The Population shall be defined as all Paid Claims during the 12-month period covered by the Claims Review.
Health Overcoming or managing one’s disease(s) as well as living in a physically and emotionally healthy way;