City of Atlanta
Georgia

Ordinance
16-O-1447
Quadrennialy Terminated
Dec 4, 2017 1:00 PM

AN ORDINANCE BY COUNCILMEMBERS C. T. MARTIN, ANDRE DICKENS AND YOLANDA ADREAN TO AMEND CHAPTER 114 ("PERSONNEL"), ARTICLE IV
("CIVIL SERVICE"), DIVISION 14 ("ATTENDANCE AND LEAVE"), SECTION
114-420 (CURRENTLY RESERVED) OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA CODE OF
ORDINANCES TO ESTABLISH BEREAVEMENT LEAVE FOR EMPLOYEES;
AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

Information

Department:Office of the Municipal ClerkSponsors:Councilmember, District 10 Clarence "C. T." Martin, Councilmember, Post 3 At Large Andre Dickens, Councilmember, District 8 Yolanda Adrean
Category:Personal Paper

Attachments

  1. Printout
  2. 41 BEREAVEMENT LEAVE

Item Discussion

(Held 8/24/16 by the committee for further review)

Body

WHEREAS, the City of Atlanta currently provides several categories of leave time to its

employees including annual, sick, military, civil, and family leave; and

 

WHEREAS, none of the categories of leave provide specifically for bereavement leave

upon the death of an employee's family member; and

 

WHEREAS, the City of Atlanta wishes to support its employees during times of grief by

providing bereavement leave in cases of death of a family member.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF

ATLANTA, as follows:

 

SECTION 1: That City of Atlanta Code of Ordinances, Chapter 114 ("Personnel"), Article

IV ("Civil Service"), Division 14 ("Attendance and Leave"), Section 114-116 ("Sick

Leave"), Subsection (g) which reads:

 

(g) An officer or employee eligible for sick leave with pay shall be granted such leave by

the department head for the following reasons:

 

(1) Personal illness, injury or disability.

(2) Consultation or treatment for personal medical, dental or optical conditions.

(3) Exposure to a contagious disease which would endanger others.

(4) Maternity.

(5) Death or illness of a member of an employee's family or of an employee's domestic

partner which requires the employee's personal care and attendance. An

employee's family is defined as members of the same household related to each

other by blood or marriage and living in a bona fide family relationship and who

are either:

 

a. Legal dependents of the employee;

b. Parent, child, brother, sister, father-in-law and mother-in-law; or

c. Another relative who has been in a parent-child relationship to the employee.

(6) Death of a member of the employee's family, plus grandparents (both natural and

in-laws), grandchildren, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.

 

 

shall now read as follows (with permanent amendments in bold font and permanent

deletions in strikeout font):

 

(g) An officer or employee eligible for sick leave with pay shall be granted such leave by

the department head for the following reasons:

(1) Personal illness, injury or disability.

(2) Consultation or treatment for personal medical, dental or optical conditions.

(3) Exposure to a contagious disease which would endanger others.

( 4) Maternity.

( 5) Death @f Illness of a member of an employee's family or of an employee's domestic

partner which requires the employee's personal care and attendance. An

employee's family is defined as members of the same household related to each

other by blood or marriage and living in a bona fide family relationship and who

are either:

 

a. Legal dependents of the employee;

b. Parent, child, brother, sister, father-in-law and mother-in-law; or

c. Another relative who has been in a parent-child relationship to the employee.

(6) Death of a member of the employees family, plus grandparents (both natural and in-laws), grandchildren, brother in-law and sister in law.

 

SECTION 2: That City of Atlanta Code of Ordinances, Chapter 114 ("Personnel"), Article

IV ("Civil Service"), Division 14 ("Attendance and Leave"), Section 114-420 (currently

reserved) will now read as follows:

 

Section 114-420- Bereavement leave.

 

(a) In the event of death in the immediate family of an employee, the employee shall be

granted a leave of absence with pay and benefits for a period of five ( 5) work days. As

used in this section, "immediate family" shall mean: father, step-father, mother, stepmother,

mother-in-law, father-in-law, guardian, husband, wife, domestic partner, stepson,

step-daughter, brother, step-brother, sister, step-sister, son, daughter, son-in-law,

daughter-in-law, grandparents, grandparents-in-law, and grandchildren. Special

consideration will also be given to any other person whose association with the

employee was similar to any of the above relationships.

 

SECTION 3: That the Commissioner of the Department of Human Resources update the

City of Atlanta Employee Handbook to include bereavement leave.

 

SECTION 4: That amendments in this ordinance shall become effective immediately

upon approval.

 

SECTION 5: Should any ordinance or part thereof be found in conflict with this ordinance

or the provisions thereof, then those sections contained herein shall be deemed controlling.

Meeting History

Aug 15, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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REFERRED TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:REFERRED WITHOUT OBJECTION
Sep 14, 2016 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
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Sep 19, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Sep 28, 2016 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
Oct 3, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Oct 12, 2016 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [6 TO 0]
AYES:Alex Wan, Howard Shook, Yolanda Adrean, Clarence "C. T." Martin, Felicia A Moore, Andre Dickens
AWAY:Natalyn Mosby Archibong
Oct 17, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Oct 26, 2016 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Alex Wan, Howard Shook, Yolanda Adrean, Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Clarence "C. T." Martin, Felicia A Moore
ABSENT:Andre Dickens
Nov 7, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Nov 16, 2016 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Alex Wan, Howard Shook, Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Clarence "C. T." Martin, Felicia A Moore, Andre Dickens
ABSENT:Yolanda Adrean
Nov 21, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Nov 30, 2016 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Alex Wan, Howard Shook, Yolanda Adrean, Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Clarence "C. T." Martin, Felicia A Moore, Andre Dickens
Dec 5, 2016 1:00 PM  Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Dec 14, 2016 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Alex Wan, Howard Shook, Clarence "C. T." Martin, Felicia A Moore, Andre Dickens
ABSENT:Yolanda Adrean, Natalyn Mosby Archibong
Jan 3, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Jan 11, 2017 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Jan 17, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Jan 25, 2017 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Feb 6, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Feb 15, 2017 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Feb 20, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Mar 1, 2017 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Mar 6, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Mar 15, 2017 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Mar 20, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Mar 29, 2017 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Apr 17, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Apr 26, 2017 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
May 1, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
May 10, 2017 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
May 15, 2017 1:00 PM  Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
May 24, 2017 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Jun 5, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Jun 14, 2017 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Jun 19, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

RETURN AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Jun 28, 2017 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Jul 5, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Jul 12, 2017 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Jul 17, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Jul 26, 2017 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Aug 21, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Aug 30, 2017 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Sep 5, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Sep 13, 2017 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Sep 18, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Sep 27, 2017 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Oct 2, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Oct 11, 2017 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Oct 16, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Oct 25, 2017 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Nov 6, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

RETURNED AS HELD TO FINANCE/EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Nov 15, 2017 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Nov 20, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:RETURNED AS HELD
Nov 29, 2017 1:00 PM Video Finance/Executive Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:HELD IN COMMITTEE
Dec 4, 2017 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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AUTOMATICALLY TERMINATED AND FILED PER CHARTER SECTION 2-407 WITHOUT OBJECTION

RESULT:QUADRENNIALY TERMINATED