Staff HR Policy D-720.00
Institutional Effectiveness Criterion: Culture

Sick Leave Policy

Full-time faculty on annual appointments shall earn 10 days sick leave during each contract year, accrued at a rate of a half-day sick leave per pay over 20 pays. Accumulation of sick leave is limited to three times the annual accrual, or 30 working days.

Full-time administrative, professional, technical/paraprofessional and support staff shall earn 1 day of sick leave per month for each full calendar month of work, accrued on a per-pay basis of 3.7 hours per pay for employees working 8 hours per day and 3.47 hours per pay for employees working 7.5 hours per day. Accumulation is limited to three times the annual accrual, or 36 working days.

Regular, annually contracted part-time faculty and staff shall earn sick days on a pro-rated basis, which may be accumulated to three times the annual accrual for the number of hours in the part-time appointment.


If any provisions(s) of this policy or set of bylaws conflicts with laws applicable to Northwestern Michigan College, including the Community College Act of 1966, the Freedom of Information Act, or the Open Meetings Act, as each may be amended from time to time, such laws shall control and supersede such provisions(s).

Authorized on 11/23/09
Revised on 6/24/2014

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