Current through Register Vol. 40, No. 6, March 31, 2022
(1) An appointing authority, with the
approval of the Director, may require an employee to use accumulated annual
leave under certain circumstances when the appointing authority deems the
employee's absence from work to be in the best interests of the agency.
Examples of such circumstances would include a period of time when the employee
is under investigation that may lead to disciplinary proceedings, the period of
time pending a disciplinary hearing after the employee has received notice of
such hearing, and at such times as the employee is physically incapacitated
from performing the work assignment (such as in a state of
(2) Under similar
circumstances as enumerated in (1) above, when the employee has no accumulated
annual leave or insufficient annual leave, the appointing authority may
nevertheless require the employee to vacate the work station for a specified
period of time in the status of leave without pay. Such action by the
appointing authority should be preceded by a notice to the employee that such
action is contemplated and an opportunity for the employee to be heard in
(3) The Director shall
have the discretion to restore accumulated annual leave expended under the
provisions of (1) above, and/or approve a subsequent reinstatement of pay
forfeited by the employee during the leave without pay status provided for in
Ala. Admin. Code r. 670-X-15-.06
Filed November 19, 1987.
Permanent Adoption: Filed January 27, 1988.
Administrative Monthly Volume XXXIII, Issue No. 08, May 29, 2015,
Author: Frank Ussery
Code of Ala.