§ 6.20.010. Definitions.  


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  • The following terms, when used in this Chapter 6.20 with initial capital letters, shall have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

    A.

    "Actual Work Day Hourly Rate" means the Semi-Monthly Pay Period Rate divided by the number of scheduled workday hours each pay period.

    B.

    "Calendar Hours" means the number of paid hours in a month for a monthly employee, based on eight hours per day times the number of days in the month. These hours are used for part-pay sick leave. Effective beginning on and after April 1, 2010, or such later date as may be determined by the Chief Administrative Officer when the human resources management system reflecting this provision is implemented, Workday Hours will replace Calendar Hours for part-pay sick leave purposes.

    C.

    "Calendar-Day Hourly Rate" means the monthly pay rate, exclusive of flat monthly dollar amounts, pay period or hourly adjustments to pay provided for a class by this Title 6, divided by the number of calendar day hours in the month.

    D.

    "Current Sick Leave" means that sick-leave time which has been earned and accrued in the current calendar year.

    E.

    "Carryover Sick Leave" means that sick-leave time which was earned and accrued during the preceding calendar year or earlier.

    F.

    "Sick-Leave Accrual Rate" means the fractional number of sick-leave hours that are earned for each Qualifying Hour.

    G.

    "A Sick-Leave Day" equals eight work hours of sick leave for a 40-hour employee or 12 work hours for a 56-hour employee.

    H.

    "Sick Leave Maximum Hours" means the maximum number of sick-leave hours that can be earned and accrued each calendar year.

    I.

    "Sick Leave Pay Period Rate," effective with the pay period ending April 15, 2012 and upon notification to the board of supervisors by the chief executive officer that the human resources management system implementing this provision is fully operational, means the maximum number of sick leave hours and minutes an employee is entitled to each pay period apportioned according to the number of Qualifying Hours.

    J.

    "Sick Leave Years of Service" means the number of years of county service that an employee has acquired for sick-leave accrual purposes. For permanent employees, Sick Leave Years of Service are determined by taking the difference between the employee's continuous service date and the current date and then rounding down to the nearest full year. For recurrent and temporary employees, the Sick Leave Years of Service are determined by taking the difference between the latest hire date and the current date and rounding down to the nearest full year.

    K.

    "Workday Hours" means the number of paid hours in a month for a monthly employee, based on eight hours per day times the number of scheduled work days in the month.

(Ord. 2012-0017 § 34, 2012; Ord. 2010-0014, § 47, 2010; Ord. 93-0019 § 24, 1993.)