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Sick Bank

The Sick Leave Bank is available as a source of sick time when all other options, with the exception of up to two (2) weeks of vacation leave have been exhausted; this includes, contract year sick leave allotments, ‘as if’ accrued sick leave, banked sick leave, all but two (2) weeks of vacation, personal leave, holiday and compensatory time) are exhausted.

The University may also grant, solely at its discretion, additional paid sick time beyond any allotted from the Sick Leave Bank. Consideration of additional paid sick time in excess of any allotted from the Sick Leave Bank shall be coordinated by the Department of Human Resources.

The Sick Leave Bank is also available as a source of paid caretaker leave for an employee who must care for the catastrophic illness or injury of a dependent child or spouse, not to exceed leave entitlements provided under the Federal Family and Medical Leave Act. The Sick Leave Bank may only be accessed for paid caretaker leave when all other options, with the exception of up to two (2) weeks of vacation leave have been exhausted; this includes the exhaustion of the 10 sick days of leave available pursuant to 11.1 (a) and exhaustion of all (contract year sick leave allotments, ‘as if’ accrued sick leave, banked sick leave, all but two (2) weeks of vacation personal leave, holiday and compensatory time.

 

Sick Leave Bank Guidelines

Sick Leave Bank Application