AFSCME:18. Vacations

18.1   Vacation Allowance

Employees, excluding seasonal and extra-help, or as herein otherwise provided, shall be entitled to vacation with pay in accordance with the following schedule, based on a full time work schedule. Accruals listed are prorated for part time employees:

  • During the first five (5) years of continuous service, vacation will be accrued at the rate of 4.0 hours per biweekly pay period worked.
  • After the completion of five (5) years of continuous service, vacation will be accrued at the rate of 4.9 hours per biweekly pay period worked.
  • After the completion of ten (10) years of continuous service, vacation will be accrued at the rate of 5.9 hours per biweekly pay period worked.
  • After the completion of fifteen (15) years of continuous service, vacation will be accrued at the rate of 6.5 hours per biweekly pay period worked.
  • After the completion of twenty (20) years of continuous service, vacation will be accrued at the rate of 6.8 hours per biweekly pay period worked.
  • After the completion of twenty five (25) years of continuous service, vacation will be accrued at the rate of 7.4 hours per biweekly pay period worked.
  • No employee will be allowed to have an accumulation of more than fifty-two (52) biweekly pay periods vacation accrual to his/her credit at any one time. However, employees may accrue unlimited vacation time in excess of the maximum allowance when such vacation accrues because of remaining in a pay status during periods of illness or injury which precluded liquidating vacation credits earned in excess of the maximum allowed.
  • No vacation will be permitted prior to the completion of thirteen (13) biweekly pay periods of service. Such service includes time in an extra-help status provide that there has not been a break in service as specified in paragraph (10) below.
  • Vacation may be used in increments of six (6) minutes.
  • Seasonal and extra-help employees do not accrue vacation credits, except that the service of an employee in a seasonal or extra-help capacity shall be included with service in a regular established position in computing vacation allowance for the purpose of this Section. However, such service in an extra-help or seasonal capacity may not be included if it preceded a period of over twenty-eight (28) consecutive calendar days during which the employee was not in a pay status.