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Paid Leave, Paid Holidays

Annual leave is a benefit granted to employees to continue normal compensation during approved absences and is intended to encompass both vacation and medical leave. Annual leave is not available during the first 60 days of employment except for illness. Leave may be accumulated for succeeding years with a maximum accrual of 1400 hours; however, at the end of the calendar year, the amount carried forward into the new year shall not exceed 1200 hours.

Accrual Rate: 

During the 1st year                        
After the 1st thru 4th year             
After the 4th thru 9th year           
After the 9th thru 14th year            
After the 14th thru 20th year          
After the 20th year   

216 hours of leave per year
240 hours of leave per year
264 hours of leave per year
288 hours of leave per year
312 hours of leave per year
336 hours of leave per year

Employees accrue and take holidays on a basis equivalent to the employee’s regularly assigned shift hours. The following are recognized holidays:
New Year’s Day         
M.L. King, Jr. Day
Presidents’ Day
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Veterans’ Day
The day after Thanksgiving
Christmas Day
Employees regularly scheduled to work 5 8-hour days will accrue one floating holiday on their anniversary date.