Lake County, IL
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File #: 21-0657    Version: 1 Name: Continued Discussion on repealing and replacing Section 4.3, Military Training Leave and Military Leave of Absence, in the Employee Policies and Procedures manual.
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/16/2021 In control: Financial & Administrative Committee
On agenda: Final action: 5/11/2021
Title: Resolution repealing Section 4.3, Military Training Leave and Military Leave of Absence, in the Employee Policies and Procedures manual and replacing with a new Section 4.3, Military Leave.
Attachments: 1. Current - 4.3 Military Training Leave and Military Leave of Absence.pdf, 2. Proposed - 4.3 Military Leave

Title

Resolution repealing Section 4.3, Military Training Leave and Military Leave of Absence, in the Employee Policies and Procedures manual and replacing with a new Section 4.3, Military Leave.

 

Staff Summary

                     The existing Military Training and Military Leave of Absence Policy is 20 years old.

                     The existing Policy needs to be updated to bring Lake County in-line with modern practices.

                     The new policy was drafted after reviewing policies from other municipalities and counties in the region. 

 

Body

RESOLUTION

 

WHEREAS, Lake County is committed to maintaining an up to date Employee Policies and Procedures Manual; and

 

WHEREAS, Section 4.3, Military Training Leave and Military Leave of Absence, was last revised in 2000 (20 years ago), and needs to be updated to bring Lake County in-line with modern practices; and

 

WHEREAS, after reviewing the practices of comparable organizations, Human Resources feels it is necessary to repeal and replace Section 4.3 in order to bring it in line with practices found in other high performing organizations, and

 

WHEREAS, Lake County is committed to remaining a high performing organization and periodically revises our Employee Policy Manual and keeps the organization in compliance with employment laws and best practices. 

 

NOW, THEREFORE, IT BE RESOLVED, by this County Board of Lake County, Illinois, that the Lake County Employee Policies and Procedures Manual Section 4.3 Military Training Leave and Military Leave of Absence Policy be repealed, replaced and adopted; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Director of Human Resources will make this policy available on the Employee Self-Service Portal, and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, the Director of Human Resources will distribute this Policy to all Department Heads falling under the jurisdiction of the County Board. 

 

DATED at Waukegan, Illinois on May 11, 2021.