Section 20.3 - Tardiness
The subject contract items authorize appointing authorities to excuse tardiness due to direct emergency duties of volunteer fire fighters, volunteer ambulance squad members, enrolled civil defense volunteers, and enrolled civil air patrol volunteers as indicated below:
The appointing authority shall excuse a reasonable amount of tardiness if caused by participation in appropriate voluntary emergency activities, subject to whatever evidence of such participation may be deemed necessary by the appointing authority. Absences (other than tardiness) or early departures related to such voluntary civic activities must, in all cases, be charged to leave credits and cannot be excused. Such early departures require advance approval.
For employees in Security Services and Security Supervisors Units, reasonable tardiness caused by direct emergency duties of volunteer fire fighters may be excused by the appointing authority subject to submission of satisfactory evidence of participation in accordance with Section 20.3 of the Attendance Rules.
TM-1 - New or Revised Material - 1/3/87