Employees who are members of the National Guard or any of the Reserve branches of the Armed Forces of the United States shall be granted leave at the rate of fifteen (15) working days per calendar year plus necessary travel time for annual training requirements. Up to fifteen (15) military leave days may be carried over to the succeeding year for a maximum of thirty (30) military leave days for that calendar year. Such leave shall be granted without loss of pay and in addition to regular vacation time. Each employee who requests military leave shall furnish a copy of his/her orders to Human Resource Services. An employee who is drafted or called to active duty in the Armed Forces of the United States or who volunteers for military service, shall be placed on extended military leave without pay and upon application within 90 days after the effective date of his/her release from active duty, shall be reinstated to the position vacated or an equivalent position at no loss of seniority or any of the other benefits and privileges of employment. An employee who enlists or reenlists for a second consecutive tour of military duty shall forfeit his/her reemployment rights.
Military personnel called to duty in emergencies by the Governor or by the President of the United States shall be granted leave with pay not to exceed 30 work days after which leave without pay will be granted in addition to regular vacation time. (Board Policy 420.2, 6/9/95)
Last revision 11/1995