33-13. Extended Leave

In the case of a bargaining unit employee whose continued illness extends beyond the amount of sick leave earned and accumulated, the Talent Office may authorize extended leave with pay.

A request for extended sick leave must be directed to the Director of Employee Engagement Director of Absence & Disability who shall develop standards to ensure that a fair and equitable treatment of all employees is maintained with respect to extended sick leave.

Extended sick leave shall be granted at the discretion of the Chief Talent Officer whose decision shall not be subject to further review.