​​​​Annual Leave

Up to 3 years of service - 2.70% of hours paid, 7 days per year
3-15 years of service - 5.77% of hours paid, 15 days per year
15-25 years of service - 7.70% of hours paid, 20 days per year
Over 25 years of service - 10% of hours paid, 26 days per year

  • Up to 45 days of unused leave may be carried from one year to the next

  • Leave in excess of 45 days not used within the first seven pay periods of the new leave calendar year will be converted to sick leave up to the maximum accumulation

  • Payment for unused leave at termination/retirement​

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Sick Leave

5% of regular hours paid, 13 days per year

  • ​Unused leave may be carried from one year to the next

  • 300 days maximum accumulation

  • Employees who meet certain criteria may be eligible for a payout of their sick leave upon retirement.  Refer to the Retirement Guide for details. 

​​Bereavement and Sick Family Leave

Death of relative - 3-5 days depending on relationship
Sickness of immediate family - 5 days per calendar year

​Additional leave for sickness in immediate family may be used for a serious health condition after meeting certain criteria; employees may use accrued sick leave, in addition to the five day entitlement, for a family member's serious health condition in accordance with the following schedule:
Over 1-3 years - 7 days
Over 3-15 years - 15 days
Over 15-25 years - 20 days
Over 25 years - 26 days

Personal Leave

​Full-time Employees

​Days

First calendar year of employment

​1 day

Second calendar year of employment 

​1 day per one-half calendar year (2 days)

Third calendar year of employment

​2 days in first half calendar year and
1 day in second half calendar year (3 days)​

Fourth calendar year of employment

​1 day per one-quarter calendar year ( 4 days)

Fifth and subsequent calendar years

​1 day in first, second, and fourth quarters calendar year
2 days in third quarter calendar year (5 days)​

Permanent part-time employees earn personal leave on a pro-rated basis

    • Personal leave not used within the leave calendar year in which it was earned may be carried over for the first seven pay periods of the next leave calendar year. Any days not used within the first seven pay periods of the next leave calendar year will be lost.

    • Payment for unused accrued leave at termination/retirement​