BCTC MOU Section 17: Vacations

17.1        Vacation Allowance

Employees, excluding extra help, or as herein otherwise provided, shall be entitled to to accrue vacation with pay in accordance with the following schedule. These accruals shall be pro‑rated for part-time employees.

(1)        During the first five (5) years of continuous service, vacation will be accrued at the rate of four (4.0) hours per biweekly pay period worked.

(2)        After the completion of five (5) years of continuous service, vacation will be accrued at the rate of four and nine-tenths (4.9) hours per biweekly pay period worked.

(3)        After the completion of ten (10) years of continuous service, vacation will be accrued at the rate of five and nine-tenths (5.9) hours per biweekly pay period worked.

(4)        After the completion of fifteen (15) years of continuous service, vaca­tion will be accrued at the rate of six and one-half (6.5) hours per biweekly pay period worked.

(5)        After the completion of twenty (20) years of continuous service, vacation will be accrued at the rate of six and eight-tenths (6.8) hours per biweekly pay period worked.

(6)        After the completion of twenty-five (25) years of continuous service, vacation will be accrued at the rate of seven and four-tenths (7.4) hours per biweekly pay period worked.

(7)        No employee will be allowed to have an accumulation of more than fifty-two (52) biweekly pay periods of 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.

(8)        No vacation time off will be permitted prior to the completion of thirteen (13) biweekly pay periods of service.

(9)        Vacation may be used in increments of six (6) minutes.

(10)      Extra help do not accrue vacation credits, except that extra-help service may be included with service in a regular established position in computing vacation allowance for purposes of this Section. Such extra-help service may not be included if it preceded a period of over twenty-eight (28) days during which the employee was not in a pay status.

17.2        Vacation Schedule

The time at which employees shall be granted vacation time off shall be at the discre­tion of the appointing authority. Length of service and seniority of employees shall be considered in scheduling vacations and in giving preference as to vacation time.

17.3        Vacation Cash Out for Separated Employees

When employees separate from County service, the cash value of their unused, accrued vacation shall be added to their final compensation.

17.4        Vacation Pay

Vacation pay shall be at the employee’s base pay plus any applicable differential.