SMCCE 17.3 Seniority Rights and Salary Adjustments

Authorized absence without pay which exceeds twenty-eight (28) consecutive calendar days for either: (1) a leave of absence for personal reasons; (2) a leave of absence on account of illness or injury not compensated through Workers’ Compensation benefits; or (3) a leave of absence to fill an un-expired term in elective office shall not be included in determining salary adjustment rights or any seniority rights based on length of employment.