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Vaccination Leave

To support classified and exempt employees obtaining the COVID-19 vaccination, including the booster shot, the college is providing paid leave type “COVID-19 Vaccination.”

  The following provisions apply to the use of “COVID-19 Vaccination” leave: 

  • Employees obtaining the COVID-19 vaccination are eligible to use up to two (2) hours of paid COVID-19 Vaccinationleave to travel and receive each dose of the vaccine. 

  • “COVID-19 Vaccination” leave will be requested in advance unless there is mutual agreement between the employee and their supervisor to do otherwise. 

  • “COVID-19 Vaccination” leave will be provided during the employee’s scheduled work time. 

  • Classified and exempt employees using “COVID-19 Vaccination” leave will not be reimbursed for mileage or other expenses. 

  • Evergreen may require that the request for “COVID-19 Vaccination” leave be supported by documentation from the employee, which may include proof of the vaccination. 

  • “COVID-19 Vaccination” leave is available for the purpose of classified and exempt staff obtaining the COVID-19 vaccination; it is not available when classified and exempt employees are taking a family member(s) or acquaintance(s) to receive the COVID-19 vaccination. 

  • “COVID-19 Vaccination” leave is available to classified and exempt employees retroactive to January 1, 2021. 

“COVID-19 Vaccination” leave will not be duplicative of benefits available under state or federal law.  If state or federal law otherwise provides paid leave specifically to receive the COVID-19 vaccination, the availability of  COVID-19 Vaccination” leave will expire on the date the state or federal paid leave goes into effect. 

Represented classified and exempt employees may refer to the applicable memorandum of understanding (MOU).

If you have questions, please email LeaveAdminDL@evergreen.edu .