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11A:6-8. Sick leave injury in State service. a. Leaves of absence for career, senior executive and unclassified employees in State service due to injury or illness directly caused by and arising from State employment shall be governed by rules of the Civil Service Commission. Leaves of absence for career and unclassified employees of a political subdivision directly caused by or arising from employment shall be governed by rules of the political subdivision. Any sick leave with pay shall be reduced by the amount of workers' compensation or disability benefits, if any, received for the same injury or illness.
b. The rules promulgated by the commission to govern leaves of absence under this section shall not apply, nor shall a leave of absence pursuant to this section be available, to any career, senior executive or unclassified employee in State service who sustains an injury or illness on or after the effective date of P.L.2010, c.3, or the expiration of a collective negotiations agreement with a relevant provision in effect on that effective date, directly caused by and arising from State employment. This subsection shall not be construed as impairing the obligations set forth in any collective negotiations agreement between the State and its employees in effect on the effective date of P.L.2010, c.3.
amended 2008, c.29, s.54; 2010, c.3, s.6.
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