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A former employee who has been rehired after leaving employment for more than one calendar (1) year is considered an introductory employee during their first ninety (90) days following rehire. The benefits may or may not be continued from the point of their last tenure unless required by law. In effect, the Company is not required to owe any returning employee for previous time earned for vacation, sick, etc.
Any employee returning to work after a leave of less than one calendar year will have their benefits reinstated at the level when separation began; less any time owed back to the company. This is intended to help employees who have been laid off due to unforeseen Company circumstances. Other circumstances may affect the Company’s decision to reinstate benefits except for those governed by law.
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