PDA 14.2 Usage

Usage
Employees are entitled to be paid for sick leave used, to a maximum of the time accrued, under the following conditions:

(1) Sick leave may be used for an employee or an immediate family member, for preventive care or diagnosis, care or treatment of an existing health condition, or for specified purposes if the employee is a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking.

(2) Any approved leave of absence provided for by any applicable local, state or federal law in which the law grants the employee the right to use accrued sick leave.

(3) The employee’s preparation for or attendance at the funeral of a member of the immediate family.

For the purposes of this Section immediate family means parent, spouse, domestic partner, son, daughter, sibling, step-children, mother in law, father-in law, grandparents or grandchildren. For the purpose of paragraph (3) above only, immediate family also includes son-in-law, daughter-in-law, grandparents-in-law and siblings-in-law. Use of sick leave for this expanded definition is limited to three days if travel is required.

(4) The employee’s attendance to an adoptive child or to a child born to the employee or the employee’s spouse for up to 6 weeks immediately after the birth or arrival of the child in the home for the unpaid portion of such leave or to supplement partial wage replacement benefits where applicable.