.09 Denial of Promotional Opportunity While on Sick or Maternity Leave.

A. Applicability. This regulation applies to all Transportation Service employees except contractual employees.

B. An employee may not be denied the opportunity to seek, qualify for, or receive any promotion solely because the employee is on leave for maternity reasons or on leave due to illness or injury, if the employee is expected to return to work 60 days after receiving a request to call for an interview for the position.