Employees Represented by BUPPA
|Length of Service||Number of Vacation Days|
|Less than 3 months of service||0|
|At least 3 months and less than 12 months||2/3 of a day for each full month of service|
|At least 12 months of service but less than 24 months||10 days|
|At least 24 months of service but less than 120 months||15 days|
|120 months or more of service||20 days|
Please note that you are not eligible for vacation days if you have a basic short working year (less than 52 weeks).
You must arrange your vacation time in advance in order to ensure your time off. Seniority will apply if two or more employees claim the same vacation period.
Additional Vacation details:
You may accrue vacation days from year to year, but your total vacation days may not be more than twice your annual amount. For example, if you accrue 10 days per year, you can only have up to 20 days. You may also take vacation in 1-hour increments.
Sick Leave allows you to take an authorized paid absence from work for medical care, personal illness or injury, or the care of an ill immediate family member. For more details, see the details below.
Employees shall be entitled to sick leave as follows:
- Less than 12 months of service – ½ day of sick leave for each full month of employment.
- 12 months or more of service – 1 day’s sick leave for each full month of employment completed after the employee’s first 12 months of employment. Sick leave shall be cumulative from year to year to a maximum of 120 working days.
Additional Sick Leave:
An employee with 5 years or more of continuous service who has exhausted his/her sick leave as described above may have sick leave at 50% of his/her basic week’s pay, at the rate of 1 week of sick leave for each year of continuous service in excess of 5 years, but this additional sick leave shall not exceed 7 weeks.