Non Union Sick- Town of Clinton
All full-time and part-time employees of the Town of Clinton.
An employee who has completed thirty (30) days of service shall accumulate one (1 ½ day of sick leave per month and thereafter, shall be allowed leave of twelve (12) days of sick leave for each year of service.
Sick leave may be granted increments of not less than two (2) hours.
Sick leave shall accumulate from year to year to a maximum of two hundred and forty (360) days.
Use of Sick Leave
Sick leave shall be granted to an employee only when the employee is incapacitated from the performance of duties by personal sickness, injury or by exposure to contagious disease. Injury, illness, or disability, self-imposed or resulting from the use of alcohol or drugs, may not be considered proper claim for leave under this section.
An employee may use up to ten (10) days of accumulated sick leave per year for serious family illness.
Termination of Employment
Whenever termination of employment occurs payment or nonpayment of accumulated sick leave will be determined as follows:
(a) In cases of involuntary termination, the employee shall not be entitled to payment of accumulated sick leave.
(b) In cases of voluntary termination, an employee with less than twenty (20) years of continuous service, shall not be entitled to compensation of accumulated sick leave.
(c) In cases of voluntary termination of an employee with twenty (20) years or more of continuous service shall receive compensation at the rate of twenty (20) percent of accumulated sick leave.
(d) In cases of termination of employment due to death the employee’s estate shall be compensated at the rate of twenty (20) percent of accumulated sick leave.
Authorization of Sick Leave
Sick leave shall be authorized by a department head. Notification of illness shall be made to the employee’s supervisor, if possible, prior to starting time or as soon as
practical thereafter. The department head may require a physician’s certificate or illness after five (5) consecutive days of sick leave or upon a pattern of sick time use which causes suspicion of abuse.