(1) As used in this section:
(a) “Public officer or employee” means any person who renders service to and is paid therefor by a public employer.
(b) “Public employer” means the state or a county, city, school district or other public corporation, commission, agency, board or entity organized for a public purpose.
(2) Public employers shall grant leaves of absence without pay for at least two years to any full-time salaried public officer or employee who serves, and while the public officer or employee serves, as a volunteer in the Peace Corps. Upon expiration of the leave the public officer or employee shall have the right to be reinstated to the position held before the leave was granted and at the salary rates prevailing for such positions on the date of resumption of duty, without loss of seniority or other employment rights, if any. Failure of the officer or employee to report within 90 days after termination of service shall be cause for dismissal. [1963 c.199 §§1,2]Section: Previous 236.010 236.020 236.030 236.040 236.100 236.110 236.115 236.120 236.130 236.135 236.137 236.140 236.145 236.147 236.150 Next
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