Sick and Vacation Leave Benefits for Support Staff

Sick Leave

Support staff employees earn sick leave in the amount of .0308 hours for every hour worked. Hours to be included in accrual calculations are regular, sick, vacation, holidays, and floating holidays. Extra time and over time hours are not used in the accrual calculations. Employees on leave of absence (i.e. maternity, parental/partner, adoption, short-term disability or family medical leave) will not accrue leave time. Unused sick leave may be accumulated for up to a maximum of 26 weeks.

Vacation Leave

Eligibility: All full-time and part-time employees (working over 1000 hours per salary year) are eligible for paid vacation leave. Vacation leave is accrued from the first day of employment and is earned in proportion to time worked. Additionally, vacation time can be used in 1/4 hour increments. Vacations are to be taken at times mutually agreeable to the employee, the College and his/her supervisor. The accrual of vacation leave for Support Staff employees is affected by a variety of factors.

1. The number of service hours to the College.

2. Hours to be included in accrual calculations are regular, sick, vacation, and holidays. Extra time and over time hours are not used in accrual calculations.

3. The number of hours employees work per year is cumulative in nature. This influences when accrual rates increase.

The following is for employees scheduled to work 40 hours per week:

Service Hours: Hours Earned:
0-520 hours (13 weeks, if work full 40 hrs/wk)

20 hours total (Hours will not appear on pay stub until the employee has successfully completed their orientation period)

521- 10399 hours (0 - 4 years, if work full 40 hrs/wk) .038462 hours earned/hr worked (x 2080 hrs = 80 hrs/yr)
10400- 20799 hours (5 - 9 years, if work full 40 hrs/wk) .057692 hours earned/hr worked (x 2080 hrs = 120 hrs/yr)
20800- 31199 hours (10-14 years, if work full 40 hrs/wk) .076923 hours earned/hr worked (x 2080 hrs = 160 hrs/yr)
Over 31200 hours (15 years, if work full 40 hrs/wk) .084615 hours earned/hr worked (x 2080 hrs = 176 hrs/yr)

The following is for employees scheduled to work 37.5 hours per week:

Service Hours: Hours Earned:
0-488 hours (13 weeks, if work full 37.5 hrs/wk)

18.7 hours total (Hours will not appear on pay stub until the employee has successfully completed their orientation period)

489- 9749 hours (0 - 4 years, if work full 37.5 hrs/wk) .038462 hours earned/hr worked (x 1950 hrs = 75 hrs/yr)
9750 - 19499 hours (5 - 9 years, if work full 37.5 hrs/wk) .057692 hours earned/hr worked (x 1950 hrs = 112 hrs/yr)
19500- 29249 hours (10-14 years, if work full 37.5 hrs/wk) .076923 hours earned/hr worked (x 1950 hrs = 150 hrs/yr)
Over 29250 hours (15 years, if work full 37.5 hrs/wk) .084615 hours earned/hr worked (x 1950 hrs = 165 hrs/yr)

The following is for employees scheduled to work 26-30 hours per week:

Service Hours: Hours Earned:
0-390 hours (13 weeks, if work full 30 hrs/wk

15 hours total (Hours will not appear on pay stub until the employee has successfully completed their orientation period)

391- 7,799 hours (0 - 4 years, if work full 30 hrs/wk) .038462 hours earned/hr worked (x 1560 hrs = 60 hrs/yr)
7,800- 15,599 hours (5 - 9 years, if work full 30 hrs/wk) .057692 hours earned/hr worked (x 1560 hrs = 90 hrs/yr)
15,600- 23,399 hours (10-14 years, if work full 30 hrs/wk) .076923 hours earned/hr worked (x 1560 hrs = 120 hrs/yr)
Over 23,400 hours (15 years, if work full 30 hrs/wk) .084615 hours earned/hr worked (x 1560 hrs = 132 hrs/yr)

The following is for employees scheduled to work 21-25 hours per week:

Service Hours: Hours Earned:
0-325 hours (13 weeks, if work full 25 hrs/wk)

12.5 hours total (Hours will not appear on pay stub until the employee has successfully completed their orientation period)

326- 6,499 hours (0 - 4 years, if work full 25 hrs/wk) .038462 hours earned/hr worked (x 1300 hrs = 50 hrs/yr)
6,500- 12,999 hours (5 - 9 years, if work full 25 hrs/wk) .057692 hours earned/hr worked (x 1300 hrs = 75 hrs/yr)
13,000- 19,499 hours (10-14 years, if work full 25 hrs/wk) .076923 hours earned/hr worked (x 1300 hrs = 100 hrs/yr)
Over 19,500 hours (15 years, if work full 25 hrs/wk) .084615 hours earned/hr worked (x 1300 hrs = 110 hrs/yr)

The following is for employees scheduled to work 20 hours per week:

Service Hours: Hours Earned:
0-260 hours (13 weeks, if work full 20 hrs/wk)

10 hours total (Hours will not appear on pay stub until the employee has successfully completed their orientation period)

261- 5199 hours (0 - 4 years, if work full 20 hrs/wk) .038462 hours earned/hr worked (x 1040 hrs = 40 hrs/yr)
5200- 10,399 hours (5 - 9 years, if work full 20 hrs/wk) .057692 hours earned/hr worked (x 1040 hrs = 60 hrs/yr)
10,400- 15,599 hours (10-14 years, if work full 20 hrs/wk) .076923 hours earned/hr worked (x 1040 hrs = 80 hrs/yr)
Over 15,600 hours (15 years, if work full 20 hrs/wk) .084615 hours earned/hr worked (x 1040 hrs = 88 hrs/yr)

During the first thirteen (13) weeks of employment, referred to as the orientation period, support staff are not eligible to use any vacation leave they may have accrued. Upon the successful completion of orientation periods, vacation leave may be utilized. Support Staff employees can maintain as much time as they wish in their vacation accounts during the year. However, a

Support Staff employee may not have more than two weeks in their account at the end of each year (December 31st). Any hours in excess of this two-week allotment will be removed from their account as the new-year turns over. Upon termination or retirement, all vacation leave in the vacation leave bank will paid to the employee in their final paycheck.