City of Erie, PA
Erie County
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CROSS REFERENCES
Officers and employees — See 3rd Class Charter Law § 601 et seq. (53 P.S. § 41601 et seq.); 3rd Class § 901 et seq. (53 P.S. § 35901 et seq.).
Compensation — See 3rd Class Charter Law § 607(c) (53 P.S. § 41607(c)).
[Ord. 5-1962 § 1, 3, passed 2-7-1962]
(a) 
All salaried officers and employees of the City, except elected officials, shall be paid the compensation or pay established by ordinances of the City for their respective positions or job classifications upon computations of pay or compensation made every two weeks.
(b) 
All salaried officers and employees shall be paid the salary or compensation due them for the preceding work period on every second Friday beginning April 6, 1962, and every second Friday thereafter.
(c) 
(Reserved)[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: This Subsection (c), relating to maximum salary, was repealed by Ordinance 70-1981, passed 9-9-1981.
[Ord. 43-1957 § 1, 2, passed 4-30-1957; Ord. 80-1961 § 1, passed 12-29-1961]
(a) 
Employees of one to five years. On and after 1-1-1965, and on and after the first Monday of January of each year thereafter, all officers and employees of the City, other than those employed by the Bureau of Fire and the Bureau of Police, who shall have been continuously employed by the City for a period of one year, but whose total continuous employment is less than five years, shall be entitled to two calendar weeks' vacation with pay during the year 1955 and annually thereafter.
(b) 
Employees of five years. On and after the first Monday of January 1957, and on and after the first Monday of January of each year thereafter, all officers and employees of the City, other than those employed by the Bureau of Fire and the Bureau of Police, who shall have been continuously employed by the City for five full consecutive years shall be entitled to three calendar weeks' vacation with pay during the year 1957 and annually thereafter.
(c) 
Employees of 18 years. On and after 1-1-1962, all officers and employees of the City, including those employed in the Bureau of Fire and the Bureau of Police, who shall have been continuously employed by the City for a period of 18 years and upwards, shall be entitled to one additional day's vacation with pay for each additional year of such continuous employment. However, the total vacation period shall not exceed four calendar weeks annually.
[Ord. 43-1957 § 3, passed 4-30-1957]
Vacation periods provided for in Section 141.02 shall not be cumulative.
[Ord. 43-1957 § 4, passed 4-30-1957]
The vacation schedules of all employees of the City entitled to vacations as provided herein shall be prepared and arranged by the directors of the departments having supervision of such employees.
[Ord. 17-1938 § 1, passed 4-1-1958]
Any employee having a vacation period within which one of the following holidays occurs on a regularly scheduled work day shall be entitled to one additional day's vacation with pay: New Year's Day; Memorial Day; Fourth of July; Labor Day; Thanksgiving Day; Christmas Day; Good Friday; General Election Day, and, in the event of a death in the immediate family, meaning wife, husband, child, parent, brother, sister, mother-in-law or father-in-law, the employee shall be granted up to a maximum of four additional consecutive working days off with pay at the straight time rate. Any nonwork days included in the maximum of four days shall be included in the total of the days but not compensated for.
[Ord. 43-1957 § 6, passed 4-30-1957]
The vacation wages will be computed on an eight-hour day for a full work week at the prevailing wage rate of the employee during his vacation, but any employee who shall qualify by reason of a full continuous year's employment but whose employment by the City is on an hourly basis for less than eight hours per day, shall have his vacation pay determined on the average hours per day worked during the prior year at the prevailing rate for his employment.
[Ord. 8642 § 1, passed 5-29-1951]
Subject to the conditions hereinafter stated, all hourly wage and salaried employees of the City, other than those employed in the Bureau of Fire and the Bureau of Police, who have been continuously employed by the City for not less than one year, shall be entitled to sick leave when unable to work because of illness or incapacity resulting from injury or other causes, for a period or periods not exceeding 10 days in the aggregate in any year, without diminution of the wages or salary fixed by ordinance or resolution.
[Ord. 75-1961 § 1, passed 12-26-1961]
Sick leave shall be cumulative for a period not exceeding three years and not exceeding a maximum of 30 days for such accumulation for any employee entitled thereto who shall not have taken such sick leave within the prior three-year period.
[Ord. 8642 § 2, passed 5-29-1951]
In order to be entitled to wages or salary during the period of leave on account of illness or incapacity, an employee shall, if required by the official in charge of the department wherein the employee is employed, furnish the official with a certificate issued by a duly registered physician certifying the nature of such employee's illness or incapacity, the period of time the employee has been or may normally be expected to be incapacitated and whether, in the physician's opinion, such illness or incapacity is of such nature as to require the employee to be absent from his work during such time.
[Ord. 18-1958 § 1, passed 4-1-1958]
All hourly wage employees of the City, including all hourly wage and salaried employees who work on shifts or are otherwise employed in any department or bureau of the City wherein it is necessary that the work must go on at all times, shall be entitled to the following holidays in each year: New Year's Day; Memorial Day; Fourth of July; Labor Day; Thanksgiving Day; Christmas Day; Good Friday; General Election Day; and, in the event of a death in the immediate family as defined herein, being the husband, wife, child, parent, brother, sister, mother-in-law or father-in-law, the employee shall be granted up to a maximum of four additional consecutive working days off with pay at the straight time rate. Any nonwork days included in the maximum of four days shall be included in the total of the days but not compensated for, without diminution of the wages or salary fixed by ordinance or resolution.
However, any such hourly wage or salaried employee in any such all-time work basis department or bureau shall be required to work on any or all of the aforesaid holidays or other days on which he is entitled to leave, if the official in immediate charge of such department or bureau notifies such employee that he is required to work on any such day or days, but in such case, the employee shall be entitled to one additional day's pay at his regular wage or salary rate for each holiday or other days on which he is entitled to leave.
[Ord. 31-1975 § 1, 2, passed 4-16-1975]
(a) 
The office of the Director of Personnel shall furnish and submit to Council on or before 5-1-1975, a list of all present City employees, excluding policemen and firemen, indicating: the department in which employed, the job classification and current salary.
(b) 
Thereafter, on a bi-weekly basis, the office of the Director shall furnish and submit to Council a current list of lay-offs, salary increments, transfers, reclassifications, terminations (voluntary or involuntary) and newly hired employees with their job classifications occurring within the preceding two week period.