Executive Management Leave Provisions

Executive Management Leave Provisions, applicable to persons in management positions (excluding elective office positions), include information on Annual Leave, Sick Leave and Administrative Leave. Below is a brief summary of each type of Leave. For the complete text, as authorized by Ordinance NS-20.03, please click on the below attachment.

Annual Leave

At the beginning of the first full pay period of each fiscal year (the pay period which contains July 14), 39 days of Annual Leave shall be credited to each such employee for the fiscal year. During any such year, any unused portion of the 39 days of annual leave shall be credited to each such employee for the fiscal year. During any such year, any unused portion of the 39 days of annual leave, at the option of the employee, shall be paid to the employee at the monetary value at the then current salary rate, up to a maximum of 39 days, and the balance carried forward into the subsequent fiscal year, but not to exceed 117 days maximum accumulation. In no case shall more than 117 days be accumulated during the term of employment. Any balance in excess of 117 days shall be used by the employee or paid in cash at the then current salary rate at the end on the final pay period of the fiscal year (the pay period that contains June 30).

Vacation or STO accrued prior to the effective date of Ordinance NS-20.03 or earned prior to the date of appointment to a management position shall be carried forward to the executive management position, not to exceed 117 days, consistent with other provisions in Ordinance NS-20.03.

Sick Leave

Effective July 14, 1997, persons appointed to or occupying an Executive Management position shall not earn or accrue any Sick Leave. Instead, the Annual Leave provisions shall be used for Vacation and Sick leave purposes. Persons occupying executive management positions on July 14, 1997 who have existing (accrued but not used) sick leave balances and previously accrued and unused Sick Leave balances earned prior to the date of appointment to an executive management position shall be retained. The retained sick leave balance shall be charged for any successive days of sick absence, provided that for each period of absence the first day is charged to annual leave.

Administrative Leave

Administrative Leave means any type of leave for which pay is received other than annual leave and sick leave, and includes Personal Leave, Bereavement Leave, Limited Education Leave (seminars, workshops and conferences), and absences of less than one full day for medical or dental care for the employee or dependents.

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