An employee who intends to be absent from duty shall report the reason therefor to his or her supervisor prior to the date of absence when possible and in no case later than one hour prior to the start of his/her shift on the first day of his/her absence. All unauthorized and unreported absences shall be considered as absences without leave and a deduction in pay shall automatically be made for the period of such absences. Such unauthorized absences may be grounds for disciplinary action, including termination.
(Ord. 88-1976.  Passed 12-13-76; Ord. 98-2005.  Passed 1-23-06; Ord. 10-2018.  Passed 3-12-18.)