Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) are eligible to accrue paid sick time from the first day of hire at a rate of one (1) hour of sick time for every thirty (30) hours worked up to forty (40) hours and are eligible to use what has been accrued after ninety (90) days.
Assistant Home Managers, Home Managers and Vocational Managers are eligible to accrue paid sick time from the first day of hire and are eligible to use what has been accrued after ninety (90) days. Sick time is accrued monthly at a rate of 6.67 hours per month, up to fifty-six (56) hours per year.
Earned and Available Sick Time upon Separation – There will be no sick leave benefits paid out to any employees at the time of employee/employer separation.
Full-time employees who have been employed for at least twelve (12) months are eligible to earn vacation benefits on July 1st of each year, as shown in the chart below.
However, any employee who has been employed less than 12 months as of July 1st will not earn any vacation benefits at that time. Instead, the employee will receive vacation benefits on his or her anniversary date, based on the amount that would have been earned between the hire date and July 1st. Beginning the following July 1st, the employee will receive a full year of vacation benefits.
Part-time employees who are regularly and consistently scheduled to work at least 1000 hours annually are eligible to earn vacation benefits on a pro-rated basis.
An employee who has not worked or received compensation for at least forty (40) hours in a pay period will not be eligible to earn vacation benefits for that time period. Additionally, employees are not eligible to accrue vacation benefits for any time period that they are on a plan of correction or while on a leave of absence.
- Use of Vacation Benefits – Use of vacation benefits for salaried employees will be based on an 8-hour work day. Employees will be required to use earned and available vacation benefits prior to taking any leave of absence as unpaid, except when prohibited by law.
- Earned and Available Vacation Time upon Separation – When employment is terminated either voluntarily or involuntarily, the employee will be paid for all unused earned and available vacation benefits that were earned as of the previous July 1st.
Years of Service
- Up To 24 months
- 25-36 months
- 37 months or more
Vacation Hours Earned Annually
- 36 hours (3 hours per month)
- 48 hours (4 hours per month)
- 60 hours (5 hours per month)