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Know Your Staff Handbook: Donating sick time

Your staff handbook provides important information about policies and benefits. The Human Resources Office will periodically highlight certain features and provide important updates
May 29, 2014

Due to catastrophic, serious and/or extended illness, from time to time individual Pacific staff members exhaust all of their available time accruals. The University policy allows for employees who have accrued large amounts of sick time to donate some of their accrued sick-time hours to assist employees in need. Recipients may receive a maximum of 20 days per calendar year (on a rolling basis) and must have qualified for short-term disability.

In order to contribute, donors must meet the following criteria:

  • Donations must be given in increments equivalent to the donor's regularly scheduled workday
  • Donors may contribute a maximum of 5 days to each recipient in any year
  • Donors must retain 2 years of accrued sick leave after donation (i.e. 40 hr week staff member must have 192 hours after donation)  

Read the University policy on donating sick time in section 6.4 of the Staff Handbook>>      

Anyone interested in donating sick time hours may contact Human Resources at 209.946.2124.  

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