Section 21.11 - Leave for Quarantine
The purpose of this Section is to provide eligible employees with time off with pay without charge to credits when absences are required by a quarantine.
An employee subject to the Attendance Rules is entitled to leave with full pay without charge to credits under this Section provided
An employee may not receive leave under this Section if he/she is absent from work to care for another person who has been quarantined.
Termination of Leave
Leave with full pay, without charge to credits, terminates when the quarantine is lifted, the employee's absence is no longer necessary or the employee becomes personally ill. Such leave may be extended to an employee who is not ill to enable the employee to obtain medical certification required by the appointing authority.
Earning Leave Credits
An employee on leave with full pay earns vacation and sick leave credits and is credited with personal leave in accordance with the Attendance Rules.
Prior to, and as a condition of, his/her return to work, the affected employee may be required to submit a written statement from the local health officer having jurisdiction stating that his/her return to work will not jeopardize the health of other employees.