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Faculty, Administrative and Professional, and Civil Service Exempt positions are paid on a monthly basis according to the terms of their contracts. Salaried employees complete Leave Reports that report their time spent working each day on state business to the nearest quarter hour.  Fiscal agents are responsible for verifying and approving benefit usage for each monthly paid employee that reports to them. Benefit usage is recorded online by each individual through PAWS. When submitting Leave Report, a verification statement and electronic signature is required.

The benefits reported are to be the benefits used during the preceding month. For example, the leave report is to be submitted in February will reflect employees' benefits used in January. These leave reports are due in the Payroll Office by the 10th of each month.

Accrued leave (AL-Code 710), sick leave (SL-Code 720), and family leave (FL-Code 721) benefits should be reported to the nearest quarter hour.  Contact  the Office of Benefits Services at 217-581-5825 for questions regarding balances or to report time off without pay during each month.