Human Resources Department

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HANDBOOK FOR SUPPORT STAFF


SECTION 4: TIME NOT WORKED
4.6 ACCUMULATION OF SICK LEAVE CREDITS

You accumulate sick leave credit at the rate of one (1) day per month, with the exception of your anniversary month and the month after, for a total of ten days per year. You may accumulate a maximum of 130 sick day credits.

Part-time employees working at least 850 hours per year accumulate credit at the rate of one (1) Average Work Day per month, except for the anniversary month and the month after, for a total of ten Average Work Days per year. No sick leave accumulation is available to employees working less than 850 hours per year.

Unless otherwise provided, sick leave credit hours continue to accrue during paid absences, while on military leave of absence, and for the first six months of periods of absence while you are receiving income from Workers Compensation insurance. Sick leave is not accrued in any month when you are off pay status except as described above.