When Taken. Sick leave with pay must be earned before it can be used. Employees can take sick leave for the following reasons:
When Taken. Xxxx leave with pay must be earned before it can be granted, and advancing sick leave is prohibited. Employees may utilize their allowances of sick leave when unable to perform their work duties by reason of actual personal illness, non-compensable bodily injury, compensable bodily injury after the exhaustion of injury leave for those employees with a six (6) month injury leave benefit, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions or childbirth, or disease, exposure to contagious disease under circumstances in which the health of other employees or the public would be endangered by attendance on duty, to keep a medical or dental appointment , or for an illness in the employee’s immediate family.
When Taken. A member shall take his/her vacation at a time convenient to both the member and his/her supervisor. Where a shortage of employees and the nature of the work requirements make the granting of the vacation leave impossible, the member is entitled to a cash payment in lieu thereof. Members may arrange for a maximum carry-over of 264 hours of the employee's vacation accrual with the prior approval of their supervisor.
When Taken. Sick leave with pay will be granted for absence from duty because of actual personal illness, non-compensable bodily injury or disease, exposure to contagious disease, to care for an ill or injured member of the employee’s immediate family, or to keep a doctor’s or dentist’s appointment. Sick leave shall not be granted in cases where regular or disability retirement has been approved, or for absence due to injuries resulting from employment in a position other than that held in the municipal service. Employees injured in the course of other employment shall be eligible for leave of absence without pay. For the purposes of this Agreement, immediate family members shall include, husband, wife, domestic partner as recognized in a legal civil union, son, son-in-law, daughter, daughter-in-law, xxxxxx child, mother, mother-in-law, step mother, father, father- in-law, step father, brother, brother-in-law, sister, sister-in-law, step children and grandparents of the employee or his/her spouse.
When Taken. The time at which an employee takes annual leave shall be determined by the Department Manager with particular regard to the needs of the service and is not limited to any particular time of the year or with regard to the wishes of the employee. All vacation schedules must be arranged in advance with the consent of the Department Manager.
When Taken. When an employee finds it necessary to be absent for any of the reasons specified herein, he/she shall cause the facts to be reported to his/her department head thirty (30) minutes prior to the regular time for reporting to work. An employee must keep his department head informed of his/her condition if the absence is more than three (3) days duration. An employee may be required to submit a medical certificate for any absence after the third (3rd) day in one usage. Employees with an unacceptable attendance record must support any sick leave with an appropriate certification or verification by a local physician. The initial determination of “acceptable” or “unacceptable” attendance record shall be made by the General Manager. When an employee's attendance record becomes “unacceptable,” Employer shall notify both the employee and the Union. Any dispute over such classification shall be handled through the Grievance Procedure in Article V, herein. After an employee has banked twelve (12) unused sick days, he/she has the option to either continue accruing such time or receiving in cash in December on a 1 to 2 ratio in accordance with the City's policy, all time which he/she elects to cash in for accumulated sick leave over twelve (12) days he/she must keep banked at all times. An employee who completes ninety (90) calendar days without a chargeable absence occurrence under this policy shall have the absence occurrence that has been on his/her record the longest removed.