(a) In addition to the holidays granted in KGBC 3.30.010, all regular employees who have completed the probationary period of employment shall receive one floating holiday to be taken at a time approved by the employee’s department head in writing.
(b) All regular full-time employees who have completed 12 months of employment shall receive one floating holiday at their first year anniversary, for a total of two floating holidays for the first year; and two floating holidays on the employee’s subsequent anniversary date each year of employment. These holidays are to be taken at a time approved by the employee’s department head in writing.
(c) Floating holidays shall be scheduled by the employee’s department head based upon staffing and workload requirements. Employees may request in writing that their floating holidays be scheduled at a particular time and the department head may give consideration to such requests as are consistent with the department’s workload and staffing requirements. An employee’s department head may change previously approved floating holiday schedules whenever necessary to meet the needs of the department.
(d) Any floating holidays not taken by the employee within 12 months of receipt shall be converted to paid time off (PTO).
(e) Employees who are on suspension without pay are not entitled to take a floating holiday during such suspension.