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Sick leave cashed out available this month

Each January, and at no other time, some employees with accrued sick-leave balances may exchange sick leave for cash. The processing deadline for payment is Jan. 26.    Teaching and research faculty are not eligible. Civil service employees and administrative professional employees are eligible. Employees covered by collective bargaining agreements should refer to the appropriate […]

Report illness, injury with new online form

As of the new year, there is an easier and faster way to report workplace injuries and illnesses via an online form. The completed form will be routed electronically to Human Resource Services (HRS), Environmental Health & Safety, and the employee’s supervisor. The revised Safety Policies and Procedures Manual (SPPM Section 25.20) on accident reporting describes […]

Swap sick leave for cash by Jan. 25

The accrued sick leave of some employees may be exchanged for cash — but only this month. Employees whose year-end sick-leave balance exceeds 480 hours may convert sick-leave hours earned in the previous calendar year, minus those used during the year, to monetary compensation every January. No hours may be converted that would reduce the […]