Age means the attained age of the Insured Person.
Pregnancy means carrying a child, resulting childbirth, miscarriage and non-elective abortion. The Plan considers Pregnancy as a Sickness for the purpose of determining benefits.
Pregnancy Leave means a leave of absence under Article 24.2. “weekly pay", in respect of an employee on a leave of absence referred to in Article 24 means weekly pay at the rate actually received by the employee on the last day of work and also includes any salary increase that is granted after the last day of work to take effect retroactively on or before the last day of work.
Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) means section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 as amended by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008.
Mental Health Worker means an individual that assists in planning, developing and evaluating mental health services for Clients; provides liaison between Clients and service providers; and has obtained a Bachelor's degree in a behavioral science field such as psychology, counseling, or social work, or has two years of experience providing client related services to Clients experiencing mental health, drug abuse or alcohol disorders. Education in a behavioral science field such as psychology, counseling, or social work may be substituted for up to one year of the experience requirement.
FMLA means the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, as amended.
Newborn means a baby less than nine days old.
Eligibility Service or “Continuous Employment” for Pension Purposes Generally, it is the number of years (including a portion of a year) a pension plan member has been continuously employed in which there has been no break in employment exceeding 12 months. It includes previous Ontario Hydro/Hydro One pensionable service which has been reinstated; external service which has been transferred into the pension plan under a reciprocal pension transfer agreement; and periods of pregnancy/parental leave. It may include certain types of non-Hydro One regular service purchased under special provisions. It generally excludes leaves of absence without pay except where the employee elects to pay the pension contribution. The exceptions are detailed in the pension rules. Eligibility Service (ES) is used as an eligibility criterion for early retirement and the associated early retirement discounts; and in conjunction with Membership Service (i.e., the service subsequent to the date actually joining/started contributing to the Plan) and Age, to determine death and termination benefit entitlements.
Community health worker means an individual who:
maternity leave means a period during which a woman is absent from work because she is pregnant or has given birth to a child, and at the end of which she has a right to return to work either under the terms of her contract of employment or under Part 8 of the Employment Rights Act 1996;
Probationary Employee means an employee who is serving a probation period and is employed in a regular or limited-term position. PROMOTION shall mean the movement of a regular, limited-term or probationary employee from one (1) class to another class where the maximum step on the new salary range is at least one (1) full step higher than the maximum step of the old salary range. REASSIGNMENT shall mean the movement of a regular, limited-term or probationary employee from one (1) class to another class on the same salary range or to a class where the maximum step on the new salary range is less than one (1) full step higher or lower than the maximum step of the old salary range. RECRUITING STEP shall be the first step of the salary range allocated to a class unless otherwise authorized by the Board or the Chief Human Resources Officer. REDUCTION shall mean the movement of a regular, limited-term or probationary employee from one (1) class to another class where the maximum step of the new salary range is at least one (1) full step lower than the maximum step of the old salary range. REGULAR EMPLOYEE shall mean an employee who is not on probation and is employed in a regular or limited-term position. REGULAR POSITION shall mean a position established on a permanent year- round basis requiring work on a regular schedule unless otherwise authorized by minute order of the Board. SENIORITY shall mean total continuous full-time equivalent service as a regular employee.
Social Security Act means the Social Security Act as set forth in Title 42 of the United States Code, as amended, and any successor statute thereto, as interpreted by the rules and regulations issued thereunder, in each case as in effect from time to time. References to sections of the Social Security Act shall be construed also to refer to any successor sections.
Intermittent Leave means leave taken in separate blocks of time due to a single qualifying reason.
Persons with disabilities means individuals who have a physical or mental impairment that sub- stantially limits one or more major life activities.
Pregnancy disability means a pregnancy-related medical condition or miscarriage.
Enrollee means a person who meets all eligibility requirements defined in chapter 182-12 WAC, who is enrolled in PEBB benefits, and for whom applicable premium payments have been made.