CHAPTER 137

WILMINGTON

LEAVE OF ABSENCE GRANTED TO EMPLOYEES OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF WILMINGTON IN CERTAIN CASES

AN ACT GRANTING LEAVE OF ABSENCE TO EMPLOYEES OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF WILMINGTON, AND PRESERVING THEIR RIGHT TO PRIORITY AND ADVANCEMENT IN CERTAIN CASES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met (two-thirds of all the members elected to each House of the General Assembly concurring therein):

Section 1. That in the case of any employee of The Mayor and Council of Wilmington who heretofore has entered or who hereafter shall enter any branch of the Armed Forces of the United States of America, whether voluntarily or involuntarily, or the National Guard of the State of Delaware when in continuous active service, or who has heretofore been or who hereafter shall be conscripted for any other war service of the United States of America, the Agency, Board, Department, Commission, or other employing officer or agency of The Mayor and Council of Wilmington employing such employee is hereby authorized in its discretion to grant such employee a leave of absence which shall cover the entire period of said service, or until the term of service, to which such employee has been called or volunteered, has been terminated, and upon the completion of such leave of absence and service to reinstate such employee in the position which such employee held at the time that such leave of absence was granted, and thereafter such employee shall be continued in such employment under the same terms and conditions as if such employee had been in the continuous service of such employing agency during the period of the said leave of absence. Any person who may be appointed to replace any such employee as above referred to, shall be appointed only for the period covered by such leave of absence.

Section 2. This Act shall become effective immediately upon the approval thereof by the Governor.

Approved April 15, 1943.