Time spent as extra help does not count towards seniority. Purchasing extra help time counts for pension purposes, but not for seniority purposes.Read More →
Time in a regular paid status counts. As long as you are on a paid work related leave, the time does count towards seniority.Read More →
Unclassified time does not count towards seniority.Read More →
Voluntary time off reduces your pay rate, not the number of hours you are in a paid status. Therefore, VTO does not affect your seniority.Read More →
Seniority is all “regular” paid hours. This includes 001 time, paid sick leave, vacation, comp and holiday time.Read More →
I worked for the County for five years, then left to take another job for a couple years. I’ve been back for three years. How much seniority do I have?
You will need to talk to Human Resources for an exact determination, as most breaks in County service result in a restart of calculating seniority.Read More →
If you are a seasoned County employee and decide to take a new position and that position gets cut, do you have bumping rights to your prior position?
Bumping rules are covered by each specific MOU, so you should check the relevant MOU. But generally when a filled position is eliminated, the personRead More →
Ties in seniority are resolved by the examination score for their present classifications, unless another method has been negotiated by your union. Check your MOURead More →
When creating a new position within the department for internal transfer, does seniority play a role, if so how?
Generally, seniority does not play a role in determining who is transferred to a different position that is the same classification, however there are instancesRead More →
Check in with Human Resources if this is the case. The most common reasons are that you had some unpaid time that allowed the otherRead More →