Sick leave shall not be subject to cash out upon separation.

An employee’s unused, accrued paid sick leave shall be reinstated at the time of re-hire so long as the employee resumes County employment within one (1) year of their previous separation from County employment.

An employee who is rehired within one (1) year of separation but did not work the requisite ninety (90) days during their previous employment shall be required to work the remaining number of days needed to meet the ninety (90) days of employment before using any reinstated accrued and unused paid sick leave.