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This Manual is designed to assist State departments and agencies in the interpretation and application of the Attendance Rules for Employees in New York State Departments and Institutions and the attendance and leave provisions of the agreements negotiated with State employee organizations.
Part of the State Personnel Management Manual System, the Attendance and Leave Manual is the official source for Department and Commission policy and procedure statements on attendance and leave. Please be advised that changes in law, rule, regulation, labor agreement, and court decisions occurring subsequent to issuance of these pages will alter or void sections of this Manual.
NOTE: Negotiated benefits which update the Rule and Contract pages can be found in policy bulletins located in Section 26.3.
Comments or questions on the substance, meaning or interpretation of this material should be referred to:
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