Sick leave. The director of personnel is responsible for creating rules governing merit issues for state employees. The rules include provisions for annual, sick, and special leaves of absence, with pay or at reduced pay (DE Code Tit. 29 Sec. 5933).
Employees may donate sick leave to other state employees, to be used by the recipient only for catastrophic illness (DE Code Tit. 29 Sec. 5956).
Medical leave. Full- and part-time employees of the state, including the state school system, elected or appointed officials, paid employees of a volunteer fire company, paid nonstate employees of the Delaware State Housing Authority, and the counties and municipalities are entitled to up to one year of unpaid medical leave upon a showing of necessity (DE Code Tit. 29 Sec. 5501, Sec. 5551).
Family leave. Full- and part-time public employees and employees of reorganized school districts are ...