PAID TIME OFF BENEFITS
- First four years of employment, vacation is accrued at the rate of 3.08 hours per pay period, equivalent to 10 days per year
- Fifth through ninth years, employees accrue 4.62 hours per pay period or 15 days per year
- Tenth (10th) and subsequent years, employees accrue 6.16 hours per pay period or 20 days per year
The maximum vacation accrual is 320 hours. In addition, employees may cash out up to a maximum of 80 hours of accrued vacation time, once per fiscal year, provided employee has no less than 80 hours remaining following the cash out.
After two full work weeks of employment, employees will receive pay at the employee’s current straight time hourly rate, for nine and one-half holidays.
Holidays: New Year’s Day, President’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve half day and Christmas Day.
After completion of the probationary period, employees receive three additional workdays per fiscal year as “floating holidays”. These holidays are taken at employee’s discretion, in full day increments, and are subject to approval by the employee’s supervisor/manager. Floating holidays not taken during the fiscal year are converted to eight hours vacation time for each unused floating holiday.
Employees accrue 96 hours of sick leave per year. After completing a full calendar year of employment and using no more than 18 hours of sick leave during said calendar year, employee may be compensated for up to 40 hours of accrued sick leave at the employee’s current rate of pay. Sick leave can be used after completion of the probationary period and shall be cumulative to a maximum of 1,600 hours. Sick leave is paid on a specific scale upon termination of employment.
After completion of the probationary period, employees covered by the COU receive 32 or 40 hours of paid administrative leave. The hours of administrative leave are determined by the employee’s exempt/non-exempt status and may be taken in 15 minute increments. Administrative leave hours not taken during the fiscal year are converted hour-for-hour to vacation time hours.