ARTICLE IRetirement Benefits for Non-Union Employees (§ 63-1)
ARTICLE IIProcedures to Set Policies (§ 63-2 — § 63-4)
§ 63-1Statement of policy.
Whereas, the Township of Riverside has a long-standing policy of providing specific benefits to individuals employed by the Township of Riverside upon retirement, be it resolved, by the Township Committee of the Township of Riverside that those same benefits upon retirement currently extended to Riverside non-union employees are hereby memorialized and attached to this ordinance for the purpose of establishing a written record of said for audit and State of New Jersey purposes.
Benefits received by non-union employees upon retirement:
Any employee who retires due to medical reasons, disability or regular retirement shall receive all earned, unused and accumulated sick, personal and longevity monies due them. These monies shall be prorated. Sick time shall be paid at 50% of all days, prorated to the date the employee retires, up to a maximum established by the Salary Ordinance applicable to the year in which the employee retires.
An employee retiring due to medical reasons, disability, or regular retirement payment shall be eligible for full vacation pay.
Personal days shall be paid at 100% of all days unused, prorated to the date of retirement, retirement due to medical reasons, disability, or regular retirement, with no maximum payment.
Longevity shall be paid for the entire year, prorated to the date of retirement, retirement due to medical reasons, disability, or regular retirement.
Any employee who retires, or retires due to medical disability reasons, as opposed to general resignation or discharge shall be eligible to receive these benefits.
The Township shall provide for retirees the same medical coverage or level of medical coverage afforded to them when they were in the employ of the Township of Riverside, at no additional cost up to the time the employee becomes eligible to receive Medicare/Medicaid.
§ 63-2Power to set titles of employment.
§ 63-3Power to set personnel policies and procedures.
§ 63-4Responsibility of Administrator; conflicts.
The Riverside Township Committee shall, by ordinance, establish titles for public employment by the Township and salary ranges for Township employees. Said titles shall conform to the New Jersey Civil Service Act and regulations promulgated by the New Jersey State Department of Personnel.
The Township Committee shall, by resolution, adopt and amend from time to time personnel policies and procedures, including rules concerning the hiring and termination of employees, terms and conditions of employment, and regulations required to comply with applicable federal and state employment-related law. The personnel policies and procedures adopted pursuant to said resolution(s) shall be applicable to all officials, appointees, employees, prospective employees, volunteers and independent contractors of the Township.
The Township Administrator shall be responsible to implement and enforce the personnel practices, adopted by ordinance or resolution, authorized pursuant to this article. If there is a conflict between said personnel practices and any duly adopted and lawful collective bargaining agreement, personnel services contract or federal or state law, the terms and conditions of that contract or law shall prevail. In all other cases, the practices adopted pursuant to this article shall prevail.