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The following words and phrases as used in this section, unless a different meaning is plainly required by the context, shall have the following meaning:
"Domestic Partner" shall have the same meaning as set forth in Administrative Code Section 62.1et seq.
"Employee" shall mean any person who is appointed to a position created by or which is under the jurisdiction of the City and County, whose compensation is paid by the City and County, and who is under the control of the City and County as to employment, direction and discharge and does not include persons who occupy classified or certificated positions with the San Francisco Unified School District or the Community College District or who work for the City as independent contractors.
"Paid Leave" shall mean all paid time-off provided by the Charter, the Administrative Code, the Civil Service Rules or through a collective bargaining agreement and shall include but not be limited to vacation, sick leave, compensatory time, administrative or executive leave and floating holidays. For purposes of this section, "Paid Leave" shall not include statutory holidays.
"Parental Leave" shall mean (a) Family Medical Leave as defined below; (b) Temporary Pregnancy Disability Leave as defined below:
(a) "Family Medical Leave" shall mean leave taken pursuant to the Family and Medical Leave Act, the California Family Rights Act, or Civil Service Commission Rules, where such leave is taken after the birth of a child to the Employee, the Employee's spouse or the Employee's Domestic Partner or for placement of a child with the Employee's family for adoption or foster care, and has been requested and approved in accordance with the procedures set forth in those respective statutes or rules, except to the extent that those statutes, rules, or any associated regulations allow an employer to limit leave to a combined total maximum duration if more than one employee qualifies to take leave for the birth or placement of the same child. Charter Sections A8.365 through A8.365-4 are intended to provide each Employee the maximum duration of Parental Leave to which he or she would otherwise be entitled under its provisions, regardless of the amount of leave taken by another Employee for the birth or placement of the same child.
(b) "Temporary Pregnancy Disability Leave" shall mean disability leave taken in accordance with State law or the Civil Service Commission Rules because of an Employee's inability to work, as certified by a health care provider, for reasons of pregnancy, childbirth, or related conditions, as defined by the California Fair Employment and Housing Act, Govt. Code Section 12945.
"Supplemental Compensation" shall mean compensation paid by the City to eligible Employees on Parental Leave. The amount of Supplemental Compensation shall be the Employee's regular base wage less (1) all accrued Paid Leave from the City with the exception of40 hours of sick leave and (2) any payments received by the Employee from a federal, state or other local government agency in lieu of compensation.
(Added November 2002; amended November 2015)