Unpaid Leave of Absence. If an employee is on an unpaid leave of absence, then vacation leave, compensatory time, or sick leave cannot be used for the purpose of maintaining eligibility for an Employer Contribution by keeping the employee on a State payroll for one (1) working day per pay period.
Unpaid Leave of Absence. If a Participant is authorized by the Participant's Employer for any reason to take an unpaid leave of absence from the employment of the Employer, the Participant shall continue to be considered employed by the Employer and the Participant shall be excused from making deferrals until the earlier of the date the leave of absence expires or the Participant returns to a paid employment status. Upon such expiration or return, deferrals shall resume for the remaining portion of the Plan Year in which the expiration or return occurs, based on the deferral election, if any, made for that Plan Year. If no election was made for that Plan Year, no deferral shall be withheld.
Unpaid Leave of Absence. An Employee may apply by April 30th to the Director of Education for an unpaid leave of absence for personal reasons or for extended parental leave up to one year for each leave. (Applications received after this date may also be considered.) An Employee may request additional leaves not to exceed two (2) years in total. Written acceptance or denial of the request shall be sent to the Employee with a copy to the President of the Bargaining Unit. During the leave the Employee may maintain benefits as outlined in Article 24 at no cost to the Board.The Employee shall suffer no loss of seniority or any other rights and privileges under this Agreement. The Employee shall return to the position held prior to the leave for a period of two (2) years and to the same or equivalent position thereafter, subject to Articles 14 and 18.
Unpaid Leave of Absence. An employee shall be eligible for an unpaid illness leave of absence upon completion of six (6) months' continuous service.An employee shall be eligible for another type of unpaid leave of absence upon completion of his/her initial probationary period or justified extension thereof.An unpaid leave of absence may be granted at the discretion of the appointing authority or his/her designee, and will be in writing and shall not be arbitrarily or unreasonably withheld. Any dispute concerning the failure to grant a leave shall be entered at Step 2 of the Grievance Procedure. Employees who obtain leave under false pretenses, or use their leave for purposes other than specified at the time of approval, will be terminated.Time spent on a leave of absence other than an unpaid sick leave shall not be credited toward seniority or longevity.Time spent on unpaid sick leave shall be credited toward seniority but not longevity.Any application must be in writing and specifically state reasons for such application and the length of time requested. Should the reason be for unpaid sick leave, such request must besubstantiated with a physician's statement and the cost of such statement will be paid by the employee.Upon return to work after completion of a period of a leave of absence, the employee shall be returned to the organizational unit and position held immediately prior to the beginning of the leave of absence. Cancellation of Leaves of Absence All leaves of absence shall be subject to the condition that the appointing authority may cancel the leave for just cause at any time upon prior written notice to the employee, specifying a reasonable date of termination of the leave, and the reason for such cancellation.Upon prior notice to the employee, an approved leave of absence may be canceled at any time it is found that the employee is using the leave for purposes other than those specified at the time of approval. Sick or Personal Injury Leave Without Pay Upon application of an employee who has exhausted his/her paid sick leave time, a leave of absence without pay shall be granted by an appointing authority for a period of disability because of sickness or injury the first time a request is made for the same illness. The appointing authority may, from time to time, require that the employee submit a certificate from the attending physician certifying the need for continued leave, or from a designated physician (the fee of the designated physician shall be paid for by th...
Unpaid Leave of Absence. Upon request of the Union, an employee may be granted a leave of absence without pay to perform full-time official duties on behalf of the Union. Such leave of absence shall be for a period of up to one year and may be extended for one or more additional periods of one year or less at the request of the Union. Advance approval of the CEO is required for all such leaves of absence or extensions thereof.
Unpaid Leave of Absence. Any full-time employee who has five (5) or more years of continuous service shall continue to have paid benefits as provided by19.8. while on an authorized leave of absence without pay due to a non-job related illness or injury for a period not to exceed six months. The employee shall be informed that he/she may purchase the same coverage at group rates for up to 39 weeks at the end of the six-month period if circumstances warrant. The spouse and dependents of a deceased employee shall be entitled to an additional month of medical coverage at State expense.
Unpaid Leave of Absence. Following the probationary period, a bargaining unit member may request, and upon approval of the Board, be granted a leave of absence without pay, not to exceed one (1) year, subject to the following conditions:
Unpaid Leave of Absence. Leaves of absence other than those specifically provided for in this agreement may be granted to employees where it is deemed appropriate to do so by the Employer, but the granting of such leaves is within the discretion of the Employer. The granting of such leaves will be in writing. Such leave shall not be unreasonably denied.
Unpaid Leave of Absence. The parties recognize the value of unpaid leaves of absence to employees’ health and job satisfaction. Additionally, the continuity of the instructional program is a priority, including the ability to attract replacement employees to the Island, and retain a stable pool of long-term employees. Accordingly, leaves are given careful consideration. Unpaid leaves of absence may be granted for the following reasons:
Unpaid Leave of Absence. An employee may request an unpaid leave of absence for medical reasons not to exceed six (6) months per request. The Employer shall require a physician's statement specifying the employee's inability to report to work and the probable date of recovery to verify the necessity of such leave. The employee shall provide such medical information as soon as practicable. Accrued sick leave, vacation leave, and compensatory time must be exhausted prior to the granting of such unpaid leave of absence. Unpaid leaves of absence in excess of the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) shall be granted at the sole discretion of Management. If an employee is unable to return to work within six (6) months of the start of the original leave of absence but is able to return by the end of an authorized unpaid leave of absence that extends beyond that time, he will be able to bid on any open positions for which he is qualified. If there are no open positions for which the employee qualifies, or the Employee does not successfully bid on a position, or if an employee is unable to return to work at the expiration of the unpaid leave of absence, termination from the employment with the Medical University of Ohio is automatic, unless the employee is waiting for a decision from OPERS on a disability retirement application. When employees on leave produce certificates from a doctor indicating the date which said employees may return to work, and that such employees are capable of performing the essential and material duties of the job, such employees must be returned to the same position if they have been off twelve (12) weeks or less. In the case of a medical leave of absence due to a valid workers compensation case, an employee will be returned to the same or similar position for up to one (1) year from the date the leave of absence began. There are no job restoration rights beyond these time limits. Such employees shall be returned no later than two (2) weeks after the certified date of return. If due to documented medical reasons that restrict a returning employees' capability to perform within their classification, the Employer shall inform such employees of their right to apply for open positions for which they would be capable of performing or make a reasonable accommodation for the employee's disability. Unpaid FMLA’s and non-FMLA unpaid leaves run concurrently. The intent of the 6-month maximum unpaid leave period typically means 6 months total per illness/injury in a rolling 12 m...