Employment

Leave

Vacation Leave-Accrual Civil Leave
Sick Leave Military Leave
Shared Leave Family Medical Leave
Holidays
Personal Holiday
Personal Leave Day

Information about the online Leave System Procedures (PDF)

Vacation Leave - Accrual

A maximum of 30 working days (240 hours) of Vacation may be accumulated. If not used, hours over 240 are lost on the anniversary date. View the procedure for deducting and/or extending leave in excess of 240 hours here.

Exempt Staff: Full-time Exempt employees earn 16 hours of vacation leave per month and can use that time when it is accrued.

Classified Staff: Regular employees are eligible to take accrued vacation leave with pay after six months of employment. Vacation leave accrues for full-time Classified employees as follows:

During 1st year (continuous state employment) 8 hours per month (96 hours per year)
During 2nd (continuous state employment) 8 hours 40 minutes per month (104 hours per year)
During 3rd and 4th years (continuous state employment) 9 hours 20 minutes per month (112 hours per year)
During 5th, 6th and 7th years (total state employment) 10 hours per month (120 hours per year)
During 8th, 9th and 10th years (total state employment) 10 hours 40 minutes per month (128 hours per year)
During 11th year (total state employment) 11 hours 20 minutes per month (136 hours per year)
During 12th year (total state employment) 12 hours per month (144 hours per year)
During 13th year (total state employment) 12 hours 40 minutes per month (152 hours per year)
During 14th year (total state employment) 13 hours 20 minutes per month (160 hours per year)
During 15th year (total state employment) 14 hours per month (168 hours per year)
During 16th year and succeeding years (total state employment) 14 hours 40 minutes (176 hours per year)

Part-time employees leave accrual will be pro-rated according to the percentage of employment.

Sick Leave

Full-time regular employees earn eight hours of sick leave each month. Paid sick leave may be used for the following: illness, injury, or preventive health care; exposure to a contagious disease that might endanger others; disability due to pregnancy or childbirth; illness, injury, or death of relatives. Please see the CBA for more information. Regular part-time employees earn sick leave based on the ratio of their hours worked to the hours required for full employment.

Shared Leave

Staff may donate accrued sick or annual leave or all or part of their personal holiday to a fellow state employee who is suffering from or has a relative or household member suffering from an extraordinary or severe illness or impairment which may cause the employee to take leave without pay or terminate employment. Employees who want to donate or to receive shared leave should contact the Human Resource Office in LIB 3102, extension 5361 or email us.

Holidays

Regular permanent employees are entitled to eleven paid holidays:

2014
January 1, 2014 Wednesday New Year's Day
January 20, 2014 Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day
February 17, 2014 Monday Presidents' Day
May 26, 2014 Monday Memorial Day
July 4, 2014 Friday Independence Day
September 1, 2014 Monday Labor Day
November 11, 2014 Tuesday Veterans Day
November 27, 2014 Thursday Thanksgiving Holiday
November 28, 2014 Friday Native American Heritage Day
December 25, 2014 Thursday Christmas Day
2015
January 1, 2015 Thursday New Year's Day
January 19, 2015 Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day
February 16, 2015 Monday Presidents' Day
May 25, 2015 Monday Memorial Day
July 3, 2015 Friday Independence Day
September 7, 2015 Monday Labor Day
November 11, 2015 Wednesday Veterans Day
November 26, 2015 Thursday Thanksgiving Holiday
November 27, 2015 Friday Native American Heritage Day
December 25, 2015 Friday Christmas Day
2016
January 1, 2016 Friday New Year's Day
January 18, 2016 Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day
February 15, 2016 Monday Presidents' Day
May 30, 2016 Monday Memorial Day
July 4, 2016 Monday Independence Day
September 5, 2016 Monday Labor Day
November 11, 2016 Friday Veterans Day
November 24, 2016 Thursday Thanksgiving Holiday
November 25, 2016 Friday Native American Heritage Day
December 26, 2016 Monday Christmas Day

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Personal Holiday

Each classified/exempt employee who has been continuously employed by the institution/related board for more than four months shall be entitled to select one personal holiday per calendar year.

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Personal Leave Day

Each classified/exempt employee who has been continuously employed by the college for more than four months shall be entitled to select one personal leave day each fiscal year. A full-time employee's personal leave day is equivalent to 8 hours per fiscal year and prorated for part-time employees.

Civil Leave

Employees are allowed leave with pay for jury duty or to perform other civil duties. Leave pay will be equal to full salary for the time involved.

Military Leave

Military leave with pay is granted to eligible employees in accordance with applicable state law, federal law, and the Collective Bargaining Agreement. For more information, please contact the Human Resource Services office in LIB 3102, call extension 5361 or email us.

Family Medical Leave

Employees who are eligible and meet the criteria for Family Medical Leave may receive 12 weeks of paid medical benefits during a leave without pay. For more information or to determine eligibility, please contact the Human Resource Services office in LIB 3102, call extension 5361 or email us. Here is a link to a document published by the federal government that has more information about FMLA: (PDF), and feel free to review this PowerPoint on FMLA that was created to use in training sessions that were held in 2010.