Vacation Benefits

UNI grants paid leave benefits to eligible employee groups.
Employees may earn sick leave and personal holidays in
addition to nine University recognized holidays. An unpaid leave of
absence may be available depending on the employee's individual situation; examples include Family Medical Leave and Military Leave.
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Staff members in a regular, non-temp, position begin accruing vacation time on the first day of employment.

The maximum number of hours you can accrue is twice your annual accrual.

Once you reach your maximum number of hours, you will not accrue anymore until you use vacation time is used.
 


Description of Vacation Benefits Institutional Officials and P&S

Staff members begin earning vacation on their first day in pay status. Full time (12 month) P&S staff members with other than a temporary appointment accrue 22 days of vacation and two (2) personal holidays per year. Staff members who are regularly employed for 20 or more hours but less than 40 hours per week on a continuing basis will accrue vacation and personal days on a pro rata basis.

Vacation usage is not permitted in excess of the staff member's current vacation balance. Holidays falling within the period of a paid vacation are paid as holidays and are not charged to the staff member's vacation.

Maximum accrual is twice the annual accrual. If sick leave is being converted to vacation the maximum accrual is increased by 12 days. When the maximum accrual limit is reached no further time will accrue until some vacation is used.


Description of Vacation Benefits for Merit Supervisory and Confidential

Staff members begin earning vacation on their first day in pay status. Vacation accrues for all hours in pay status. Vacation usage is not permitted in excess of the staff member's current vacation balance.

Staff members who are regularly employed for 20 or more hours but less than 40 hours per week on a continuing basis will accrue vacation and personal days on a pro rata basis. Questions should be referred to Payroll, 3-6211.

Holidays falling within the period of a paid vacation are paid as holidays and are not charged to the staff member's vacation. This does not apply to the vacation payout.

Following is the schedule for vacation accrual:

Years of Service Monthly Vacation Accrual

Monthly Personal Day Accrual

Monthly Total

Annual Accrual-Hours Annual Accrual-Days
0-4 6.67 1.33 8.00 96 Hours 12 Days
4-11 10.00 1.33 11.33 136 Hours 17 Days
11-19 13.33 1.33 14.66 176 Hours 22 Days
19-24 14.67 1.33 16.00 192 Hours 24 Days
25+ 16.67 1.33 18.00 216 Hours 27 Days


Maximum accrual is twice the annual accrual. If sick leave is being converted to vacation the maximum accrual is increased by 12 days. When the maximum accrual limit is reached no further time will accrue until some vacation is used.





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Date Updated: December 4, 2013