Definitions 

The following definitions apply to the Uniformed Service Shared Leave Pool (USSLP):

Employee

Any employee who is entitled to accrue sick leave or vacation leave and for whom accurate leave records are maintained.  This does not include employees of school districts and educational service districts.

Service in the uniformed services

The performance of duty on a voluntary or involuntary basis in a uniformed service under competent authority and includes active duty, active duty for training, initial active duty for training, inactive duty training, full-time national guard duty including state-ordered active duty, and a period for which a person is absent from a position of employment for the purpose of an examination to determine the fitness of the person to perform any such duty.

Uniformed services

The armed forces, the army national guard, and the air national guard of any state, territory, commonwealth, possession, or district when engaged in active duty for training, inactive duty training, full-time national guard duty, or state active duty, the commissioned corps of the public health service, the coast guard, and any other category of persons designated by the president of the United States in time of war or national emergency.

Military salary

The base, specialty, and other pay, but does not include allowances such as the basic allowance for housing.

Monthly salary

The monthly salary and special pay and shift differential, or the monthly equivalent for hourly employees.  Monthly salary does not include overtime pay, callback pay, standby pay or performance bonuses.

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