Pennsylvania provides 13 days of sick leave per year to state employees. Employees receive one personal day the first calendar year of employment, 2 personal days the second calendar year, and four personal days each year thereafter. Some corrections officers have paid time off rather than sick, annual, or personal leave.
Accrual of sick leave. Sick leave begins to accrue immediately and can be used immediately.
Use of sick leave. State employees can use their sick leave for their own illness or to care for family members. An employee can receive direct donations of additional paid leave from co-workers.