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Organ Donation Leave

Special Leave Options for Organ Donors In recognition of April’s National Donate Life Month, DHRM would like to remind state employees about the special leave offered to donors of bone marrow or a human organ.

Leave

Leave benefits are offered to all eligible state employees and all leave usage must be coordinated with an employee’s supervisor in accordance with Department of Human Resource Management Rules along with agency policy. Annual leave accrual is based on an employee’s years of benefited service and the number of hours earned are prorated depending on the number of hours worked in a pay period. Other leave types such as Sick, Holiday and Bereavement (Funeral) leave have a defined amount provided per pay period or per occurrence whichever is applicable.  (please note: sick leave ...

Annual & Sick Leave Accrual Rates

Annual, Holiday, and Sick Leave Accrual Table (with 8-hour Holiday accrual rate changes effective 9/3/2011) The following tables provide leave and position schedule information. Annual and sick leave shall be accrued at a pro-rated basis in whole hour increments. Annual leave is accrued based on the total number of hours paid in the pay period. Sick leave accrues based on the number of hours paid in the pay period and accrues at a maximum of four (4) hours per pay period for all eligible employees regardless of their years of service. Holiday leave is accrued according to the number of ...

Sick Leave FAQs

Updated May 28, 2013 Q.At what rate do I accrue sick leave? A. Eligible employees accrue 4 hours of sick leave each pay period. Sick leave accrues based on the number of hours paid in the pay period and accrues at a maximum of four hours per pay period for all eligible employees regardless of their years of service. Q.When can I start using sick leave? A. Once sick leave is accrued as part of their leave balances (typically after the first two week pay cycle), the employee may begin using the accrued sick leave. Q.Can I use sick leave for reasons other than my own illness? A. Yes. Agency ...

401(k) Match & Program III Sick Leave FAQs

Employee State Benefits Amendments H.B. 194:  The 401(k) Match and Program III Sick Leave 2014 Session – H.B. 194: Creates a “New” 401(k) matching benefit effective January 4, 2014 Ends the accrual of sick leave as a post-retirement medical (PRM) benefit (program III) 2015 Session – H.B. 38: Allows a state employee to make the matching deposit into a deemed IRA, 457 or 401(k) URS savings plan effective May 12, 2015. 401(k) Match Program FAQ’s 1. How do I know if I am eligible for the 401(k) match? Generally, you are eligible if you are already receiving retirement ...

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Information

What is FMLA? The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) provides eligible employees with a limited amount of unpaid, job-protected leave when the employee has a qualifying event. Who is Eligible?  To be eligible for FMLA you must have a qualifying event and have been employed with the State for 12 months and worked at least 1,250 hours in the 12 months immediately preceding the first day of the leave requested for FMLA. What is a Qualifying Event? Circumstances for which FMLA leave may be requested include:  new baby Birth of a child or care for a newborn child (480 hours maximum in a ...

Bereavement (Funeral) Leave

An employee may receive a maximum of three days bereavement leave per occurrence with pay, at management’s discretion, following the death of a member of the employee’s immediate family. Bereavement leave may not be charged against accrued sick or annual leave.   The immediate family means relatives of the employee or spouse including in-laws, step relatives, or equivalent relationship as follows: spouse parents siblings children all levels of grandparents all levels of grandchildren Leave should be coordinated with your supervisor and must be coded as OE (Other Emergency) ...

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