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Military Leave Policy -Section III, B - Definitions of Military Leave

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Including Uniformed Services Employment & Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) and the California Military & Veterans Code (CMVA)

Revised: April 2014

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III, B - Definitions of Military Leave3

  • Military Leave is any military duty ordered for the purpose of military action, training, drills, encampments, naval cruises, special exercises or like activity. This includes both active and non-active (training, etc.) duty.
  • Temporary Military Leave is a leave of absence from public employment to engage in ordered military duty for a period which by the order is not to exceed 180 calendar days (including travel time) for purposes of active military training, encampment, navel cruises, special exercises or like activity as a member of the reserve corps or force of the Armed Forces of the United States, or the National Guard, or the Navel Militia.

3California Military and Veterans Code, Section 395

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