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Attendance (Part 20)

Absence with Pay
(Part 21)

Leaves Without Pay (Part 22)

Drawing of Earned Credits Upon Separation
(Part 23)

Crediting Other Public Service Employment as State Service (Part 24)

Suspension of Rules
(Part 25)

Applicability (Part 26)


A. Civil Service Attendance Rules

B. Calendar of Legal Holidays & Religious Holy Days

C. Alternative Work Schedules

D. Part-Time Employment

E. Seasonal Employment

F. Attendance Rules for Managerial/Confidential Employees

G. Reciprocal Agreements

H. Leave Donation

I. Family & Medical Leave Act



Advisory Memorandum No. 2005-01

Section 21.12 Leaves Required by Law or Negotiated Agreement - January 2005

TO: Manual Holders
FROM: Terry Jordan, Director of Staffing Services
SUBJECT: Extension of Military Leave Benefits Related to the War on Terror through December 31, 2006

The Attendance Rules for Employees in New York State Departments and Institutions are being amended to extend through December 31, 2006 the special military leave benefits (Supplemental Military Leave at full pay, Military Leave at Reduced Pay, and Training Leave at Reduced Pay) granted in connection with the war on terror for both non-managerial/confidential and managerial/confidential employees. Previously these benefits were due to expire on December 31, 2004. These amendments are consistent with signed Memoranda of Understanding between the State and CSEA, PEF, DC-37, Council 82, and NYSCOPBA.

Agencies should consult the following memoranda to ensure proper administration of these benefits:

Memo Date Subject

Advisory Memo 2004-01

April 2004

Clarification of Special Military Leave Benefits

Advisory Memo 2002-04

September 2002

Impact on Overtime
Compensation of Placement on
Training Leave at Reduced Pay

Advisory Memo 2002-03

May 2002

Training Leave at Reduced Pay and Extension of Special Military Leave

Advisory Memo 2002-01


March 2002


Frequently Asked Questions about Special Military Leave

Advisory Memo 2001-06


September 2001


Special Military Leave

Questions about the special military leave benefits should be directed to the Attendance and Leave Unit of this Department at (518) 457-2295.