Important: An employee must complete an FMLA Leave Request Form when you will be absent more than three (3) working days because of a personal illness or injury or the illness or injury of a family member. See also FMLA Leave
Classified employees earn sick leave based on hours in pay status each pay period. See also Earnings Codes that Count Towards Leave Accrual (CTLA) Sick leave balances at the end of each pay period are printed on the employee's pay stub for that pay period.
Sick leave earned by an employee during a pay period shall be available for use on the first day of the following pay period.
Any employee may be required by his or her supervisor to provide evidence necessary to establish that the employee is entitled to use sick leave under the circumstances of the request. If the employee fails to provide this evidence, the use of requested sick leave may be denied.
Sick leave shall be granted only for the following reasons:
"Family member" shall be limited to:
Sick leave balances are only paid at the time of retirement. See Sick Leave Bonus (Retirement Only).
The sick leave balance for an employee who resigns then returns to a benefits eligible position within one (1) year of the date of resignation will be reinstated. An employee's sick leave balance will not be reinstated when he or she is rehired after a retirement.
Sick Leave Accruals
|Hours in Pay Status Per Pay Period||Hours Earned Per Pay Period|
Exempt Classified Employee
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Reporting Sick Leave
Sick Leave - Non-Exempt Earnings Code: SCK Multiplier: 1.0 times regular rate of pay Description: Used to report sick leave. Used By: Classified Non-Exempt
Count Towards FLSA? Yes Count Towards Leave Accrual? Yes
Sick Leave - Exempt Earnings Code: SCE Multiplier: 1.0 times regular rate of pay Description: Used to report sick leave. Used By: Classified Exempt*
Count Towards FLSA? Yes Count Towards Leave Accrual? Yes *Exempt employees report leave in half day or full day increments only.