Time Off

Employees begin accruing paid sick and vacation hours the day they start work and, in most cases, can access this benefit immediately. Accruals vary by employee classification, FTE (full-time equivalent) and length of service. Holiday pay is also provided to employees who qualify.

ONA-Represented Employees

  • Between 192 and 288 hours of combined holiday and vacation per year
  • Up to 96 hours of sick leave per year

EXCEPTIONS: Must be at least a 0.1 FTE, and not a resource nurse, to earn vacation and holiday benefits.

AFSCME-Represented Employees

  • Between 96 and 192 hours of vacation per year
  • Up to 96 hours of sick leave per year
  • 8 paid holidays per year (pro-rated for FTEs less than 1.0)

EXCEPTIONS: Vacation and holiday benefits apply to all employees except temporary (no accruals) and flex staff.

Unclassified Employees

  • Up to 176 hours of vacation per year
  • Up to 96 hours of sick leave per year
  • 9 paid holidays per year (pro-rated for FTEs less than 1.0)

EXCEPTIONS: Must be at least a 0.5 FTE, and not a temporary employee, to earn vacation and holiday benefits.