Approved: September 30, 1998
Monitor: Vice President for Business Affairs
A Sick Leave Bank shall be established to assist employees who have encountered a catastrophic illness or injury, and have exhausted their accumulated leave time. This benefit can be accessed due to an illness or injury of the employee or a member of the employee's immediate family or household.
Participating in the Sick Leave Bank is on a voluntary basis and may be requested by filling out an application to donate.
Usage of sick leave from the Bank must meet specific guidelines as outlined in the process and procedures instructions provided by the Department of Human Resources.
Requests for sick leave from the Bank shall be approved or denied by the Department of Human Resources Benefit Office.
Sick Leave Bank usage records and eligibility records shall be maintained in the Department of Human Resources Benefits Office.