LEAVES OF ABSENCE WITH PAY
Upon completion of one (1) month of full-time continuous service, each employee shall be allowed eight (8) hours of credit for sick leave with pay. Thereafter, for each additional qualifying month of full-time service, eight (8) hours of credit for sick leave with pay shall be accrued. The Chief of Police may require the employee to submit substantiating evidence that the absence is for an authorized reason. In the case of illness, this may include certification from a physician. For purposes of computing sick leave, each full-time employee shall be considered to work not more than forty (40) hours each week.
Absences Chargeable to Sick Leave
Up to five (5) days of accrued sick leave credit may be used for family care during any one calendar year.
Depending upon the circumstances involved, up to five (5) days of accrued sick leave may be authorized at the discretion of the President for bereavement. When one or more deaths occur in a calendar year, up to five (5) days of accrued sick leave credits may be authorized for each such death. .
The five (5) days referred to in Provisions 22.2, d. and e. above, shall apply to five (5) days of the employee's regularly scheduled workdays up to a maximum of forty (40) hours.
Under no circumstances may sick leave be utilized prior to the day on which it is credited.
If an employee returns to CSU employment within six (6) months following a permanent separation, the employee's sick leave balance at the time of the separation shall be restored.
An employee who moves between campuses or between the Chancellor's Office and a campus, retains any accumulated sick leave credits. An employee who terminates employment with the University of California or another state agency in order to accept immediate employment with the CSU is eligible to transfer sick leave credits if the sick leave has been earned and credited on the same basis as that upon which it is credited in the CSU.
Sick leave may be accrued without limit and no additional sick leave with pay beyond that which is accrued shall be granted.
The term "immediate family" as used in this article shall mean:
For each death of an immediate family member as defined in provision 22.7 above, upon request, the employee shall be granted two (2) day's leave with pay. If such a death of a significantly close person requires the employee to travel over five hundred (500) miles round-trip from his/her home, upon request such a leave with pay shall be granted for three (3) days.
A leave granted in accordance with this provision may be supplemented in accordance with the sick leave bereavement provision.
An employee who is absent from work in order to serve on jury duty shall receive his/her regular salary only if he/she remits the amount received for such duty to the CSU. Payment for travel expenses and subsistence received by the employee need not be remitted. If the employee elects to retain the jury duty fees, his/her time off for jury duty is not compensable. The employee may elect to use vacation or CTO to cover the time off.
An employee who receives initial notification that he/she is subject to jury duty shall notify the appropriate administrator.
The employee is required to notify the appropriate administrator in writing prior to taking leave for jury duty. The submittal or the appropriate jury service summons will satisfy this notification requirement. Verification of actual service for jury duty shall be provided by the employee when requested by the appropriate administrator.
Absence as a Witness
Employees serving as court-subpoenaed witnesses or expert witnesses in the interest of the CSU shall seek the payment of witness fees. Whenever possible, employees shall confer with the attorney requesting their appearance to determine whether certified copies of appropriate documents would be suitable and would eliminate the need for a court appearance.
An employee who is absent from work in order to appear in court either as a court-subpoenaed witness or as an expert witness in the interest of the CSU shall be paid the normal salary for the corresponding period of absence. No portion of the employee's salary shall be forfeited as the result of such an appearance; however, all court fees (except personal travel and/or subsistence payments) shall be remitted to the CSU. If an exceptional circumstance occurs whereby the employee does not remit such fees, an amount equal to the fees shall be deducted from the employee's salary. No vacation or compensatory time off (CTO) shall be used in such cases.
An employee who receives court fees in excess of regular earnings may keep the excess and need remit only an amount equal to the compensation paid the employee while on leave. If the employee chooses to retain the entire fee, then the time taken off shall be charged as vacation or CTO. If no vacation time or CTO is available, the employee shall be docked for the period of absence.
An employee serving as a court-subpoenaed witness or as an expert witness not serving in the interest of the CSU on a holiday or while on vacation or on compensatory time off (CTO) shall serve on his/her own time.
AAn employee who is an expert witness not serving in the interest of the CSU shall appear on his/her own time. The employee shall be charged vacation or CTO, and if no vacation time or CTO is available, the employee shall be docked for the period of absence.
An employee who is a party to a suit shall also appear on his/her own time unless he/she does so on behalf of the CSU and as a result of the exercise of his/her duties during working hours. The employee shall be charged vacation or CTO, and if no vacation time or CTO is available, the employee shall be docked for the period of absence.
An employee who is required to appear in court on behalf of the CSU at times outside of and not continuous with an employee's regular work schedule shall be compensated pursuant to the call-back pay requirements of Provision 13.12 of this Agreement only if he/she is required to appear in court as a result of the exercise of his/her duties during working hours. Call-back pay under this provision shall not be provided to employees who are a party to a suit, who serve as court-subpoenaed witnesses, or who serve as expert witnesses unless he/she does so on behalf of the CSU and as a result of the exercise of his/her duties during working hours.
Emergency military leave, temporary military leave, and indefinite military leave shall be granted to eligible employees in accordance with state and federal law.
Industrial Disability Leave
The CSU shall make available to eligible employees Industrial Disability Leave Benefits in lieu of Workers' Compensation Temporary Disability Benefits for a period not exceeding fifty-two (52) weeks within two (2) years from the first day of disability.
Catastrophic Leave Donation Program
Any CSU employee who accrues vacation or sick leave credits may voluntarily donate either of those credits to any other CSU employee on the same campus, if the recipient employee has exhausted all accrued leave credits, i.e., sick leave, vacation, personal holiday and CTO due to catastrophic illness or injury. Catastrophic illness or injury is an illness or injury that has totally incapacitated the employee from work.
The following guidelines shall apply:
A leave of absence with pay shall include compensation at the employee's regular rate of pay, continuance of all Benefits provided in this Agreement including the continued accrual of all appropriate leaves and seniority points.
An employee shall be entitled to up to the equivalent of thirty (30) eight-hour workdays (240 hours) with pay for “maternity/paternity/adoption leave,” which leave shall commence within sixty (60) days after the arrival of the new child. A maximum benefit of thirty (30) consecutive eight-hour workdays, or equivalent (not to exceed 240 hours) for employees on alternate work schedules, with pay per calendar year shall be provided. Such leave runs concurrently with any other related leaves for which the employee is eligible. This benefit shall be provided in connection with the birth of one’s child or placement of one or more children with the employee for the purpose of adoption or foster care.
“Maternity/paternity/adoption leave” shall refer to a leave for the purpose of caring for a new child.
Organ Donor and Bone Marrow Leave
Organ Donor and Bone Marrow Leave