§ 6.12.070. Sick Personal for certain temporary and recurrent employees.


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  • A.

    Sick Personal Leave (Payable).

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    Eligibility. Employees holding temporary or recurrent positions who are employed in classifications approved by the Board shall be eligible for Sick Personal Leave (Payable) pursuant to the provisions of this section. For purposes of this section, a "temporary or recurrent position" is any position designated as an hourly as-needed item ("F" item) or an hourly recurrent item ("H" item) pursuant to Section 6.28.020.

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    Earning and Accrual of Sick Personal Leave. An eligible employee shall earn Sick Personal Leave (Payable) to a maximum of 48 hours based on the accrual rate of 1 hour of Sick Personal Leave for every 30 hours worked. Sick Personal Leave (Payable) shall be credited to the employee on a per pay period basis. Sick Personal Leave (Payable) is defined as payable upon termination of employment and hours may be paid in lieu of carrying over such hours to the subsequent year.

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    Use of Sick Personal Leave (Payable). Twenty-four hours of accrued Sick Personal Leave (Payable) may be taken off per calendar year, subject to prior approval from Management during the calendar year in which it was credited to the employee or thereafter for personal reasons pursuant to County Code Section 6.20.030 A(2). Sick Personal Leave (Payable) may also be taken for the purpose of attending to the employee's own health care and health care of family members as defined in Section 6.20.080, Bereavement Leave in the County Code, as well as what is defined in California Labor Code Section 245.5 (which includes adopted or foster children, stepchildren, legal wards or children to whom the employee stands in loco parentis, a biological, adoptive, or foster parent, stepparent, or legal guardian of an employee or the employee's spouse or registered domestic partner, or a person who stood in loco parentis when the employee was a minor child). Departmental requirements for prior approval will be applied only to the extent practicable.

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    Pay for Unused Sick Personal (Payable). An employee may, at his/her option, be paid for up to 3 Sick Personal Leave (Payable) days (24 hours), in lieu of carrying over such days, if the employee uses no Sick Personal Leave (Payable) for any reason. Sick Personal Leave (Payable) shall be paid at the employee's workday rate of pay in effect at the time of payment. The remaining balance of days or the full balance of days may be carried over to the following year.

    B.

    Sick Personal Leave (Non-Payable).

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    Eligibility. Any employee who does not earn either sick leave, nonelective leave, or special paid leave, which includes an employee who is employed exclusively on a per clinic, consultation or visit ("G" item) or per session ("J" item), or part-time as defined by 1/5 time ("P" item), 1/4 time ("Q" item), 5/16 time ("R" item), 1/3 time ("S" item), or 2/5 time ("T" item) basis shall be eligible for Sick Personal Leave (Non-Payable).

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    Earning and Accrual of Sick Personal Leave. An eligible employee shall earn Sick Personal Leave (Non-Payable) to a maximum of 48 hours based on the accrual rate of 1 hour of Sick Personal Leave for every 30 hours worked. Sick Personal Leave (Non-Payable) shall be credited to the employee on a per pay period basis. Sick Personal Leave (Non-Payable) may be carried over to any subsequent year. Sick Personal Leave (Non-Payable) is defined as not payable upon termination of employment and hours may not be paid in lieu of carrying over such hours to the subsequent year.

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    Use of Sick Personal Leave (Non-Payable). Twenty-four hours of accrued Sick Personal leave (Non-Payable) may be taken off per calendar year, subject to prior approval of Management during the calendar year in which it was

    credited to the employee or thereafter for personal reasons pursuant to County Code Section 6.20.030 A(2). Sick Personal Leave (Non-Payable) may also be taken for the purpose of attending to the employee's own health care and health care of family members as defined in County Code Section 6.20.080, Bereavement Leave in the County Code, as well as what is defined in California Labor Code Section 245.5 (which includes adopted or foster children, stepchildren, legal wards or children to whom the employee stands in loco parentis, or a biological, adoptive, or foster parent, stepparent, or legal guardian of an employee or the employee's spouse or registered domestic partner, or a person who stood in loco parentis when the employee was a minor child). Departmental requirements for prior approval will be applied only to the extent practicable.

(Ord. 2015-0063 § 29, 2015; Ord. 2015-0026 § 4, 2015.)