16.1 Eligible Lists
In the event the use of an eligible list is stayed pursuant to court order, upon the removal of such stay such eligible list shall continue in existence for a period not less than 60 days and for such additional period as may be determined by the Department of Civil Service, except that in no event shall such 60 day period extend the life of any eligible list beyond the statutory limit of four years.
16.2 Alternate Examination Dates
In the event an employee in this unit is unable to participate in an examination because of the death, within seven days immediately preceding the scheduled date of an examination of a grandparent, parent, spouse, sibling, child or a relative living in the employee’s household, such employee shall be given an opportunity to take such examination at a later date, but in no event shall such examination be rescheduled sooner than seven days following the date of death. The Department of Civil Service shall prescribe appropriate procedures for reporting the death and applying for the examination.
16.3 Leave - Probationary Employees
employees holding positions in the competitive or non-competitive class who
accept appointment to a permanent or contingent permanent State
from an open-competitive eligible list, upon written notice of
acceptance of such an appointment, shall be granted a leave of absence from
their former positions for a period not to exceed 52 weeks or the period
of the actual probation , whichever is less.