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Leave, Volunteer Emergency Service Activities


Benefits eligible staff employees

Policy Statement

Volunteer Emergency Service leave with pay is provided for benefits eligible staff employees engaged in certain short-term activities such as emergency medical technician or fire fighting as a bona fide member of a volunteer fire department. Eligible employees must make their supervisors aware of their commitment to this activity in advance, notify their supervisors each time they are called to duty, and submit to their supervisors proof of hours worked.

Bargaining unit staff employees are eligible for such leave in accordance with this policy and the provisions of the collective bargaining agreement.

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Date: April 2005

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