Village of New Hyde Park, NY
Nassau County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of New Hyde Park 10-29-57. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Salaries and compensation — See Ch. 31.

§ 25-1 Rules and regulations established.

The following does hereby constitute the administrative rules and regulations governing the employment of personnel by the Incorporated Village of New Hyde Park.

§ 25-2 Definitions.

As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
Any person receiving compensation from the village on an hourly or weekly basis.

§ 25-3 Hiring bases.

All regular employees shall be hired on one of the following bases:
Five-day week: 40 hours.
Five-and-one-half-day week: 44 hours.
Hourly basis.

§ 25-4 Temporary or provisional employees.

Temporary or provisional employees shall be employed on a weekly or hourly basis, as the Board of Trustees shall order and direct.

§ 25-5 Paid holidays.

All regular employees shall be entitled to those holidays which are officially recognized by the State of New York as legal holidays and shall receive their usual pay for those holidays.

§ 25-6 Vacations.

Regular employees shall be entitled to the following vacation periods, with pay:
After the completion of one year of employment: one week.
After the completion of two years' employment and thereafter: two weeks.
After the completion of 10 years' employment and thereafter: three weeks.

§ 25-7 Sick leave.

In the event of sickness, injury or disability occurring to an employee which arises out of and in the course of his employment, such employee shall be entitled to his regular wages for a period of two weeks, less any amount which may be paid to him under the workers' compensation laws of the State of New York for that period.
In the event of sickness, injury or disability not arising out of and in the course of his employment, such employee shall be entitled to a total of one workweek sick leave per annum, which leave shall not be cumulative. The Board of Trustees may, in its discretion, allow such leave only upon a physician's certification as to the sickness, injury or disability, but in any event, such sickness, injury or disability shall be certified by the employee's immediate superior at the same time as such supervisor certifies the weekly payroll as set forth in § 25-9 below.

§ 25-8 Temporary leave.

The Village Board may, in its discretion and for good cause shown, grant an employee temporary leave with or without pay, as it shall determine on the facts of the particular case. Nothing contained herein shall alter or prejudice any rights an employee may have under any statute of the State of New York.

§ 25-9 Record of attendance.

It shall be the duty of the immediate supervisor of all employees to keep and maintain a record of each employee under his supervision, and such supervisor shall certify to the Village Clerk on a weekly basis the number of hours worked by each such employee.

§ 25-10 Overtime.

No employee shall be entitled to any overtime compensation, and no overtime compensation shall be paid to any employee, unless such overtime has previously been authorized by the Board of Trustees.
If, in the opinion of the Mayor, it becomes necessary to use the services or labor of a village employee in an emergency or similar circumstance, including but not limited to snow removal and street repairs, and such labor or services is found to be necessary outside the regular hours of employment, the Mayor is authorized to direct the performance of such emergency service or labor as may be necessary, and such service or labor shall be deemed as overtime, and the person or persons performing such service or labor shall be entitled to overtime compensation therefor.
In the event that overtime is authorized or directed as set forth in Subsection A or B above, the compensation therefor shall be at the rate of 11/2 times the regular rate of compensation.

§ 25-11 Terminations.

All employees whose period of employment is otherwise fixed by law shall be discharged only for cause and upon prior notice and opportunity to be heard. All other periods of employment shall be as fixed by the Board of Trustees at the annual meeting.

§ 25-12 Effect of regulations; amendments.

These rules and regulations shall remain in force and effect until such time as they are amended or modified by resolution of the Board of Trustees.