Paid employee leave approved for fire-related absences
Last updated 11/9/2007 at Noon
One of the items added to the October 24 San Diego County Board of Supervisors agenda following the fires was the adoption of an ordinance providing compensation to employees who were asked not to report to work during the fires and providing a leave of absence for employees whose homes were destroyed or damaged by the fires.
A 5-0 vote added the off-docket item to the October 24 agenda, and a second unanimous vote approved the employee ordinance.
It was adopted as an urgency ordinance, allowing it to take effect immediately rather than 30 days after a second reading. The clause allows em...