Exempt staff at grade levels 8, 9, and 10 earn vacation at the rate of 20 days (1.66 days per month) beginning with the first year of employment. All other exempt staff in grade 7 and below earn vacation in accordance with the schedule stated below. These accrual rates apply to exempt employees who work full-time for 12 months per year. Exempt staff who work less than full-time but more than half-time accrue vacation on a prorated basis.
Exempt staff in grade 7 and below accrue vacation at the following rates:
- Years 1 through 3 earn 15 days per year
- Years 4 through 5 earn 17 days per year
- Year 6 plus earn 20 days per year
Full-time non-exempt staff who work 40 hours per week. Non-exempt staff who work less than 40 but more than 20 hours per week or who work less than 12 months per year accrue vacation on a pro-rated basis.
- Years 1 through 3 earn 10 days per year
- Years 4 through 6 earn 15 days per year
- Years 7 plus earn 20 days per year
In no event shall any employee accrue more than 30 days vacation. After reaching the maximum accrual of 30 days, vacation or vacation pay no longer accrue until vacation is taken. Staff shall not be paid additional compensation for unused vacation time, except upon termination of employment. Upon termination of employment, employees shall be paid additional compensation for unused vacation time, appropriately prorated to the date of termination.
Approval of Vacation Leave
Staff must submit a Leave Request Form to their supervisor for approval in advance of taking vacation leave.