Officials and employees of the state who have permanent status and who are members of the national guard, the state defense force, or any other reserve component of the military forces of the United States or this state now or hereafter organized or constituted under federal or state law, are entitled to leaves of absence without loss of time in the service of the state, to enable them to attend military schools and annual field training or annual active duty for training, and any other state or federal tours of active duty, except extended active duty or service as a member of the active armed forces of the United States which have been duly ordered but not exceeding 30 days, excluding Saturdays, Sundays and holidays enumerated in sub. (4)
in the calendar year in which so ordered and held. During this leave of absence, each state official or employee shall receive base state pay less the base military pay received for and identified with such attendance but such reduction shall not be more than the base state pay. Other than for a leave of absence for the adjutant general and any deputy adjutants general, such leave shall not be granted for absences of less than 3 days. A state official or employee serving on state active duty as a member of the national guard or state defense force, may elect to receive pay from the state under s. 20.465 (1)
in an amount equal to base state salary for such period of state active duty. Leave granted by this section is in addition to all other leaves granted or authorized by any other law. For the purpose of determining seniority, pay or pay advancement and performance awards the status of the employee shall be considered uninterrupted by such attendance.
Officials and employees of the state who have permanent status in class and who are members of the national guard, state defense force, or a reserve component of the United States armed forces and who are on military leave without pay for authorized inactive duty training or active duty for training, shall, upon reemployment immediately after such military training, receive credit for annual leave, sick leave, and legal holidays as if they had remained continuously employed by the state.
Officials and employees of the state who are called to report for a preinduction physical for the military service shall be granted a leave of absence with pay for the time actually and necessarily spent in response to such call.
Officials and employees of the state summoned for grand or petit jury service are entitled to leaves of absence without loss of time for the time of absence required pursuant to the summons and thereafter. There shall be no deduction from, nor interruption of pay from the state because of such absence.
Employees of the state are entitled to reasonable paid leaves of absence to compete in promotional evaluations. The administrator shall promulgate rules governing the lengths of time allowable for such leaves, their frequency and the provisions for their use.
In this paragraph, “
specialized disaster relief services" means professional, technical or other services that require advanced training or expertise and that are provided to assist persons affected by a disaster.
An appointing authority may grant a leave of absence to a state employee to allow the employee to participate in providing specialized disaster relief services if all of the following conditions are met:
The employee is a certified disaster service volunteer of the American Red Cross.
The American Red Cross submits a written request to the employee's appointing authority for the services of the employee. The request shall also specify who has requested the assistance of the American Red Cross in the particular disaster.
The employee has permanent status, if the employee's position is included in the classified service.
The leave of absence conforms with any rules of the administrator regarding leaves of absence to provide specialized disaster relief services.
The governor may authorize appointing authorities to grant a leave of absence to any employee who satisfies the conditions listed in subd. 2. b.
to allow that employee to provide specialized disaster relief services in connection with a particular disaster that occurred outside this state. The governor may specify a disaster under this subdivision at any time after the disaster occurs.
A leave of absence granted under subd. 2.
may not exceed 30 workdays each year.
An employee who is granted a leave of absence under subd. 2.
shall receive his or her base state pay without interruption during the leave of absence. For purposes of determining seniority, pay or pay advancement and performance awards, the service of the employee shall be considered uninterrupted by a leave of absence granted under subd. 2.
The administrator may promulgate any rules necessary to implement this paragraph.
For employees who are included in a collective bargaining unit for which a representative is recognized or certified under subch. V of ch. 111
, this paragraph shall apply unless otherwise provided in a collective bargaining agreement.