A variety of leave options are available for state employees as outlined below:
Annual leave is accrued based upon years of continuous service and is utilized for vacations, personal business, and time off not covered by other paid or holiday provisions.
|Years of Cumulative Service ||Accrual Rate Per Year ||Accrual Limit |
|Less than 5 years ||15 days per year ||30 days |
|5 through 9 years ||18 days per year ||60 days |
|10 through 19 years ||20 days per year ||60 days |
|20 years and over ||25 days per year ||60 days |
Sick leave is to be used when an employee is unable to work due to illness or injury, or for medical, dental, or optical examinations or treatment. Full-time employees accrue 15 days per year. There is no accumulation limit.
Family Medical Leave
Employees with at least 12 months of service who have worked at least 1,250 hours in the preceding 12 months may take family leave, not to exceed 12 weeks in a 12 month period for qualifying events. Family leave is deducted from existing leave balances or may be taken as leave without pay.
Permanent employees with more than 12 months of service who have exhausted accrued sick and annual leave and are absent from work because they suffer from, or have a relative or household member who suffers from, a serious, extreme, or life threatening illness or injury, and who are eligible for family leave, are eligible to receive annual or sick leave donated by state employees.
Employees are eligible for paid military leave for a period of 30 days per federal fiscal year when ordered to military duty or service.
Qualifying employees are entitled to take leave with pay up to three days a year to attend meetings of job-related professional organizations of which they are a member.
Links of Interest
OP-110355, Procedures for Employee Attendance and Leave