Effect on Benefits. An employee granted military leave shall receive a lump sum payment for earned salary, accrued vacation and accrued overtime or compensatory time off. Upon written request, an employee may elect to retain accrued vacation on the records for a period not to exceed 180 days. Vacation credits retained on the records for the entire 180 day period shall be paid out at the rate in effect at the time of payment, taking into account any salary increases that have occurred in the previous 180 day period.
Applicability: All Staff Member