A. Holiday Leave. As far as practicable, the officers and employees of the district will not be required to serve on the following holidays:
New Year’s Day, January 1st;
Memorial Day, May, last Monday;
Independence Day, July 4th;
Labor Day, September, first Monday;
Veteran’s Day, November 11th;
Thanksgiving Day, November, fourth Thursday;
Friday after Thanksgiving Day;
Christmas Day, December 25th.
The last four hours of an officer’s or an employee’s regular workday on December 24th annually is declared a holiday when it falls on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday.
When any of the above holidays occur on a Sunday, the following Monday shall be observed in lieu thereof and when they occur on a Saturday, the Friday preceding shall be observed in lieu thereof.
Each officer or regular employee in service prior to the legal holiday, and in a pay status on the first working day prior to, and the first working day after, each legal holiday shall be paid as though they had served on the holiday; earned vacation, industrial accident or sick leave shall be considered as service for this purpose. When the last day of service, prior to termination of an employee’s appointment, is a day immediately prior to the legal holiday, that employee shall not be entitled to payment for the holiday.
B. Floating Holidays. Officers and employees of the district shall have 40 hours of floating holiday time per year which shall be available as follows:
1. Sixteen hours on July 1st.
2. Twenty-four hours on January 1st.
However, if an employee leaves the district for any reason other than retirement in the 90 days following the granting of the floating holidays, eight hours’ pay shall be deducted from the employee’s final pay.
No more than 40 hours of floating holiday may be accrued. CVWDEA members may accrue up to 48 hours of floating holiday time.
New employees shall not be eligible to take floating holidays until after 90 days of service.
The increments of usage shall be the same as for vacation leave use except that any employee may use this time in case of emergencies without the three-day advance notice.
Employees may request the following days as floating holidays:
Martin Luther King Day;
These days, if requested, will be granted providing it would not create a problem for the district in the opinion of the general manager. Any denial of a written request for a floating holiday off, submitted at least 10 calendar days in advance, shall be in writing.
C. Supervisor Leave (ASSET Only). ASSET employees shall be granted two days of supervisor leave each July 1st to be used on an annual basis. This leave will not be accrued from one year to the next and any remaining leave at the end of the pay period before the next year’s is granted will be lost. This leave will not be paid out upon termination or retirement.
D. Executive Leave (ACVWDM Only). ACVWDM employees shall be granted five days of executive leave each July 1st to be used on an annual basis. This leave will not be accrued from one year to the next and any remaining leave at the end of the pay period before the next year’s is granted will be lost. This leave will not be paid out upon termination or retirement. (Ord. 1425.13 § 10, 2020; Ord. 1425.12 § 10, 2019)