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Employee Handbook 2021-2022

Addendum E: SECTION 5 VACATION

5.3 Vacation Carryover

Vacation days are earned and used on a calendar year basis, and unused days are not carried over from one calendar year to another, except for up to 5 days by approval of the employee’s supervisor. Such approval shall not be unreasonably denied. Request to carryover must be no later than 5:00 p.m. on December 10. In cases where carryover is approved, it shall be limited to five (5) days and carryover must be used prior to June 1 of the next year. Except as outlined in (a), below, employees shall be allowed to convert unused vacation to sick leave withoutbeing required to first carry over five (5) days of accumulated, unused vacation into the next year as follows:

  1. Employees with less than ten (10) years of service must carry over unused vacation up to five (5) days into the next year. Unused vacation in excess of five (5) days per year shall be converted to sick leave and deposited in said employee’s sick leaveaccount.

  2. For employees with at least ten (10) years of service, unused vacation, limited to ten (10) days per year, will be converted to sick leave.

  3. For employees with at least twenty (20) years of service, but not more than twenty-five (25) years of service, unused vacation, limited to fifteen (15) days per year, will be converted to sick leave.

  4. For employees with twenty-five (25) years of service or more, unused vacation, limited to twenty (20) days per year, will be converted to sick leave.