§ 2-216.04. Use.  

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  • (a) Vacation time may be taken only in full hour or shift increments.

    (b) Subject to subsection (c) below, accrued vacation may be used with prior approval of the department head for the following purposes:

    (1) Approved vacation.

    (2) Absences for transacting personal business which cannot be conducted during off-duty hours.

    (3) Religious holidays other than those designated by the city as official holidays.

    (4) For uncompensated approved absences due to medical or dental or optical reasons once paid sick leave has been exhausted.

    (5) Any approved uncompensated leave of absence, including leave under the FMLA.

    (6) Employees who become sick on vacation leave may use sick leave for such period of illness (full days only) but must present a doctor's certificate and will be given another vacation day or pay at the option of the city.

    (c) Vacation pay may be used to supplement workers' compensation approved leave; providing the total week compensation received from all city sources by the employee, including workers' compensation, shall be no more than forty (40) times the employee's straight time hourly rate of pay.

    (d) Except at termination, the employee cannot be compensated for vacation time during a period in which the employee was not absent from work in a vacation status for the number of hours compensated with vacation time.

(Ord. No. 2001-08, § 1, 6-19-01)