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Absence due to military service   

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(a) Whenever, during the absence of an employee of a community college district or student body association operating under Sections 76060 to 76065, inclusive, in the active military service of the United States of America during any period of national emergency declared by the President of the United States of America, or during any war in which the United States of America is engaged, the position held by that employee at the time of his or her entrance into that military service is placed within the classified service of the district and an eligible list is established for that position through competitive examination, the employee shall, at his or her request made within six months after leaving the active military service under honorable conditions, be given immediately an examination of substantially the same character and scope as the competitive examination through which the original eligibility list was established. The grade secured by that employee in that examination shall be deemed to be the grade the employee would have secured had he or she taken the competitive examination as a veteran, and the employee shall be placed on the original eligibility list accordingly with all the rights and privileges to which he or she would have been entitled had he or she had that place on the original eligibility list at the time of its establishment.

(b) Notwithstanding subdivision (a), any member of the Military Reserve or the National Guard who is called to active duty, either voluntarily or involuntarily, during any period of national emergency declared by the President of the United States of America, or during any war in which the United States of America is engaged, shall be entitled to any rights, in addition to the rights accorded under subdivision (a), that are accorded that member under the federal Veterans' Reemployment Rights Law or any other applicable provision of federal law.

(Amended by Stats. 1993, Ch. 589, Sec. 54.)

Reference:

Education Code 76060

Education Code 76065