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leave may pay the employee share of the premiums on a current
basis or pay upon return to work.
(3) Advance Notice and Medical Certification
(a) An employee must provide notice of his or her
intent to take family and medical leave not less than 30 days
before leave is to begin or, in emergencies, as soon as is
(b) CNATRA/NRS may request medical certification for
FMLA leave taken to care for an employee's spouse, son, daughter,
or parent who has a serious health condition or for the serious
health condition of the employee.
j. Federal Employees Family Friendly Leave Act. Per
reference (h) the Federal Employees Family Friendly Leave Act
authorizes full-time employees to use a total of up to 104 hours
(13 workdays) of sick leave per year to: (1) give care or
otherwise attend to a family member having an illness, injury, or
other condition which, if an employee had such a condition, would
justify the use of sick leave by the employee; or (2) make
arrangements for or attend the funeral of a family member. The
full-time employee may use 40 hours (5 days) of sick leave
without regard to his or her current sick leave balance. Consult
reference (h) for details.
k. Team Building Events. Each approving official/designee
is authorized to schedule team building events such as sports day
or similar events. Individuals choosing not to participate shall
report to their place of duty or take annual leave.
Privacy Act Requirement
(1) Payroll information contains personal data subject to
reference (i), which implements the Privacy Act of 1974. Access
to all timesheets, Overtime/ Compensatory Time Request and
Authorizations, and Applications for Leave is hereby restricted
to personnel authorized in writing to have access and having a
need to know. Before personal data can be provided to another
agency, the employee must be notified of the statutory authority,
purpose, uses, and the effect on the employee of not supplying
(2) All personnel authorized to process payroll
information will take reasonable measures to prevent unauthorized
access, disclosure, release, or use of payroll data, and must
report any violations to the appropriate authority.