(a)   All employees of the City who are members of the Ohio National Guard, or the Ohio Naval Militia, or members of the reserve components of the Armed Forces of the United States, are entitled to a leave of absence from their respective duties for a period not to exceed thirty-one calendar days or twenty-two eight-hour work days or 176 hours within any calendar year.
   (b)   Such an employee shall be paid the difference between his or her regular pay from the City and the pay the employee receives for said military service. In determining such employee's military pay for the purposes of this section, allowances for travel, food, or housing shall not be considered, but any other pay or allowances of whatever nature, including longevity pay, shall be considered.
   (c)   An employee while on a military leave in excess of thirty-one calendar days in any calendar year is not entitled to receive nor accumulate any employee benefits, except as required by law.
(Ord. 23-1973.  Passed 2-12-73; Ord. 98-2005.  Passed 1-23-06; Ord. 10-2018.  Passed 3-12-18.)