Absence from Duty

If an employee expects to be absent from work for any reason, the supervisor should be notified in advance. The supervisor will make the most suitable disposition of the work ordinarily done by the employee, and, more importantly, work can be distributed so that it will not cause undue hardship on fellow employees. If the employee is absent unexpectedly, the supervisor should be notified as soon as possible. Any employee on leave without permission of the supervisor, or without a satisfactory explanation, is considered to be on unauthorized leave without pay. The employee may also be subject to disciplinary action including possible suspension without pay for one (1) to three (3) working days, or discharge with forfeiture of any benefits.

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