Full-time employees accrue eight (8) hours of sick leave per each qualifying pay period.
Part-time employees earn sick leave on a pro-rate basis.
Employees must receive 11 days of pay in a pay period to accrue sick leave credits
for that month.
Sick leave credits may not be used prior to their accrual, which occurs on the first
day of the following pay period.
There is no maximum accrual for sick leave.
Unused sick leave may be converted into service credit at retirement in accordance
with CalPERS guidelines.
Employee is responsible for reporting absences to the appropriate administrator as
soon as possible in compliance with department policies.
An employee may be required to provide a licensed health care provider's statement
or other appropriate verification when absent due to illness/injury. An employee shall
not normally be required to provide verification for an absence of five (5) consecutive
days or less.
Use of sick leave may be authorized by the supervisor for the following absences:
Employee's own illness, injury or disability related to pregnancy.
Employee's own dental, eye or other physical or medical examination/treatments by
a licensed practitioner.
Illness or injury in the immediate family as defined in the appropriate collective
bargaining agreements for non-represented employees.