Employees may be eligible for a payout of their sick leave upon retirement. Sick leave payouts are paid based on eligibility and annuity verification. If eligible, you will receive a leave payout of unused annual and personal last paycheck.
Sick Leave Payout Eligibility
If enrolled in SERS/PSERS:
Age||Years of Service|
|Superannuation Age||5 Years of Credited Service*|
|Prior to Superannuation Age||25 Years of Credited Service*|
|Any Age with Approved Disability Retirement||5 Years of Credited Service*|
*Credited service includes years of service credited by SERS and PSERS retirement plan and may include purchased service.
If enrolled in ARP:
Years of Service|
|Age 60||5 Years of Commonwealth/State System Service**|
|Prior to Age 60||25 Years of Commonwealth/State System Service**|
|Any Age with Approved Disability Retirement||5 Years of Commonwealth/State System Service**|
** Commonwealth/State System service does not include employment with a public school (K-12).
Sick Leave Payment Schedule |
|Days Available at Retirement||
|Over 300 (in last year of employment)||100% of days over 300||11|