(70 ILCS 1545/6) (from Ch. 105, par. 333.56)
    Sec. 6. Employees transferred under Sections 4 and 5 shall have the same standing, grade, class or rank which they held in the classified service of the governmental unit from which they were transferred. For the purpose of determining seniority in class, grade or rank, each employee shall be credited with the time served by him in the employment held by him on the effective date.
(Source: Laws 1957, p. 1075.)