A full time employee that has an accrued balance of 240 hours of sick leave after the first pay day in October of each year may elect to move 40 sick leave hours to the Wellness Leave category. A signed written request of the transfer must be in the payroll office no later than the end of business on October 15.
Employees must use the Wellness Leave hours by the end of September for each year. On October 1 all Wellness Leave hours will reset to a zero balance.
Granting of Wellness Leave is subject to the approval of the immediate supervisor and may be used for personal time off.
An employee will forfeit all unused Wellness leave upon the date of termination from employment.
Revised: 8/21/13, June 2015
Reviewed 10/2017, 8/2020