For the pur­pos­es of this Arti­cle, the fol­low­ing terms shall be giv­en these definitions:

(A) “Fam­i­ly Mem­ber” means a per­son relat­ed to a Coun­ty Com­mis­sion­er, Elect­ed Offi­cial or Man­age­ment Employ­ee as father, moth­er, son, daugh­ter, broth­er, sis­ter, uncle, aunt, hus­band, wife, par­ty to a civ­il union, father-in-law, moth­­er-in-law, son-in-law, daugh­­ter-in-law, broth­­er-in-law, sis­ter-in-law, step­fa­ther, step­moth­er, step­son, step­daugh­ter, step­broth­er or stepsister.

(B) “Coun­ty Com­mis­sion­er” means a mem­ber of the Board of Com­mis­sion­ers of the Coun­ty of Union, Illinois.

(C) “Man­age­ment Employ­ee” means the Coun­ty Admin­is­tra­tor, the Chief
Infor­ma­tion Offi­cer, the Emer­gency Tele­phone Sys­tem Board Coor­di­na­tor, the Super­vi­sor of Assess­ments, the Direc­tor of the Union Coun­ty Ambu­lance Ser­vice, the Union Coun­ty High­way Engi­neer (Union Coun­ty Super­in­ten­dent of High­ways) or any oth­er Employ­ee respon­si­ble for the hir­ing, pro­mo­tion, dis­ci­pline and dis­missal of Employees.

(D) “Employ­ee” means a per­son employed by the Coun­ty of Union, Illi­nois, whether on a full-time or part-time basis or pur­suant to a con­tract, whose duties are sub­ject to the direc­tion and con­trol of the Coun­ty of Union, Illi­nois with regard to the mate­r­i­al details of how the work is to be per­formed, but does not include an inde­pen­dent con­trac­tor. Employ­ee does not include a per­son employed in the fol­low­ing offices: Union Coun­ty Coro­ner, Union Coun­ty Clerk, Union Coun­ty Cir­cuit Clerk, Union Coun­ty Sher­iff, Union Coun­ty State’s Attor­ney or Union Coun­ty Treasurer.

(E) “Elect­ed Offi­cial” means the Union Coun­ty Coro­ner, Union Coun­ty Clerk, Union Coun­ty Cir­cuit Clerk, Union Coun­ty Sher­iff, Union Coun­ty State’s Attor­ney or Union Coun­ty Treasurer.