State law mandates that sick leave accrue for permanent full-time and permanent part-time employees of state departments, boards, agencies, and commissions.
Accrual rates vary based on the departments with which workers are employed, applicable collective bargaining agreements, and accrued sick leave balances.
The sick leave accrual rate for part-time employees is prorated to the accrual rate for full-time employees. Sick leave will not accrue during any period of absence without pay.
Employees may use accrued sick leave for physical or mental personal illness, bodily injury, medically related disabilities, including disabilities resulting from pregnancy or childbirth, or contagious disease that:
• Requires the employee's confinement;
• Renders the employee unable to perform ...