SICK LEAVE: Each employee shall earn sick leave at the rate of four (4) hours for each full bi-weekly pay period (6 hours bi-weekly for 24-hour employees). Sick leave may not be accumulated in excess of 960 hours (1440 hours for 24-hour employees). Sick leave may be granted for absences due to personal illness, illness or death in the immediate family, medical appointments, etc.

PERSONAL LEAVE: Employees may use up to twenty-four (24) hours of sick leave earned during any one year as personal leave (36 hours for 24-hour employees). Personal leave must be taken during the year earned, and may not be carried over into successive years. Personal leave is given for the purpose of conducting personal business.

For further information, refer to your Employee Handbook or contact HR.