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Employee Leaves

SCCCD employees are provided a multitude of leaves based on federal and state law, bargaining unit agreements, board policy and administrative regulations. 

The District provides various types of leave of absence for employees to attend to personal and professional obligations. Employees are eligible for leave benefits as described below. Leave must be approved by employee’s supervisor in accordance with current process and procedure. 

The term “leaves” includes time away from work, either paid or unpaid.

Sick Leave

Members of the bargaining unit employed by the District 40 hours per week and twelve (12) months per year will be entitled to 96 hours of sick leave, but prorated for unit members who work less than 40 hours per week and/or less than 12 months per year.

A unit member may elect to use accumulated sick leave, not to exceed seven (7) days (prorated for less than 40 hours a week) in any fiscal year, for personal necessities.

Vacation

Unit members will accrue paid annual vacation in accordance with the accrual rate schedule listed in the collective bargaining agreement, but prorated for unit members who work less than 40 hours per week and/or less than twelve (12) months per year.

Bereavement Leave

Unit members may use up to three (3) working days of leave if travel is less than 250 miles one way, four (4) working days if travel is more than 250 miles one way, or five (5) working days if out of-state travel is required, per occurrence on account of death of any member of the unit member’s immediate family, and up to sixteen (16) hours upon the death of a friend or relative who is not an immediate family member (prorated for less than 40 hour a week unit members).

Jury Duty

Unit members shall be granted a leave of absence without loss of pay for the time the unit member is required to perform jury duty. Any hours spent on jury duty in any given day shall be reduced from the assigned daily work hours. Unit members do not receive compensation for the time spent on jury duty in excess of the assigned daily work hours.

For complete information on these leaves as well as information on additional leave provisions, please refer to the CSEA Bargaining Agreement or contact Jame Yang at (559) 243-7153.

An employee who, on or after July 1, 2015, works for SCCCD for 30 or more days within a year from the beginning of employment is entitled to paid sick leave.  Paid sick leave accrues at the rate of one hour per every 30 hours worked, paid at the employee’s regular wage rate. Accrual shall begin on the first day of employment or July 1, 2015, whichever is later. 

An employee may use the accrued sick leave beginning on the 90th day of employment.  An employee can only accrue paid sick leave up to a cap of six (6) days or 48 hours ongoing, however, an employee is limited to the use of 24 hours of accrued sick leave or three paid sick days in each fiscal year of employment (July 1 – June 30). Any unused accrued paid sick leave does carryover year to year while continuously employed.

For more information, you may contact Estefany Cabrera at (559) 243-7154.

Sick Leave

Members of the bargaining unit employed by the District 40 hours per week and twelve (12) months per year will be entitled to 96 hours of sick leave, but prorated for unit members who work less than 40 hours per week and/or less than twelve (12) months per year.

A unit member may elect to use accumulated sick leave, not to exceed seven (7) days (prorated for less than 40 hours a week) in any fiscal year, for personal necessities.

Vacation

Unit members will accrue paid annual vacation in accordance with the accrual rate schedule listed in the collective bargaining agreement, but prorated for unit members who work less than 40 hours per week and/or less than twelve (12) months per year.

Bereavement Leave

Unit members may use up to three (3) working days if in-state distance traveled is less than 300 miles
one way, four (4) working days if in-state distance traveled is more than 300 miles one way, or five (5) working days if out-of-state travel is required, per occurrence on account of death of any member of the unit member’s immediate family, and up to eight (8) hours upon the death of a friend or relative who is not an immediate family member (prorated for less than 40 hour a week unit members).

Jury Duty

Unit members shall be granted a leave of absence without loss of pay for the time the unit member is required to perform jury duty. Any hours spent on jury duty in any given day shall be reduced from the assigned daily work hours. Unit members do not receive compensation for the time spent on jury duty in excess of the assigned daily work hours.

For complete information on these leaves as well as information on additional leave provisions, please refer to the POA Bargaining Agreement or by contacting Jame Yang at (559) 243-7153.

Sick Leave

Confidential employees employed by the District 40 hours per week and twelve (12) months per year will be entitled to twelve (12) days (96 hours) of sick leave, but prorated for employees who work less than 40 hours per week and/or less than twelve (12) months per year.

Confidential employees may elect to use accumulated sick leave, not to exceed seven (7) days (prorated for less than 40 hours a week) in any fiscal year, for personal necessities.

Vacation

Confidential employees will accrue 2 paid days per month of vacation in accordance with Administrative Regulation 7340, Leaves, but prorated for employees who work less than 40 hours per week and/or less than twelve (12) months per year.

Bereavement Leave

In the event of the death of a member of the immediate family, a confidential employee shall be granted  bereavement leave at their regular rate of pay.  Absences shall be limited to three (3) and five (5) days respectively for in-state and out-of-state death, provided the time is necessary to attend the funeral or memorial. In addition, up to one (1) day per year may be granted, without loss of salary, on account of the death of any close friend, or colleague, or relative not included as a "member of the immediate family."

Jury Duty

Employees shall be granted a leave of absence without loss of pay for the time the employee is required to perform jury duty. Any hours spent on jury duty in any given day shall be reduced from the assigned daily work hours. Employees do not receive compensation for the time spent on jury duty in excess of the assigned daily work hours.

For complete information on these leaves as well as information on additional leave provisions, please refer to Administrative Regulation 7340, Leaves and the Personnel Commission Rules, or by contacting Jame Yang at (559) 243-7153.

Sick Leave

Unit members will accrue sick in accordance with the accrual rate schedule listed in the collective bargaining agreement.

Vacation

Faculty do not accrue vacation.

Bereavement Leave

Unit members may be granted, without loss of salary, or other benefits, a leave of absence not to exceed three (3) working days (five (5) working days if out-of-state travel is required) per occurrence due to the death of his/her immediate family.

Jury Duty

Employees shall be granted a leave of absence without loss of pay for the time the employee is required to perform jury duty. Any hours spent on jury duty in any given day shall be reduced from the assigned daily work hours. Employees do not receive compensation for the time spent on jury duty in excess of the assigned daily work hours.

For complete information on these leaves as well as information on additional leave provisions, please refer to the SCFT Bargaining Agreement or by contacting Paola Lopez at (559) 243-7135.

Sick Leave

Unit members will accrue sick leave at the rate of one (1) hour earned for each eighteen (18) hours of teaching, counseling or librarian duties in fall and spring semesters and summer intersessions. 

Vacation

Faculty do not accrue vacation.

Bereavement Leave

Unit members may be granted, without loss of salary, or other benefits, a leave of absence not to exceed three (3) working days (five (5) working days if out-of-state travel is required) per occurrence due to the death of his/her immediate family.

Jury Duty

Employees shall be granted a leave of absence without loss of pay for the time the employee is required to perform jury duty. Any hours spent on jury duty in any given day shall be reduced from the assigned daily work hours. Employees do not receive compensation for the time spent on jury duty in excess of the assigned daily work hours.

For complete information on these leaves as well as information on additional leave provisions, please refer to the SCFT Bargaining Agreement or by contacting Mellisa Hodges at (559) 243-7136.

Sick Leave

Academic Administrators will be entitled to 12 days of sick leave, but prorated for managers who work less than 12 months per year. 

Managers may elect to use accumulated sick leave, not to exceed six (6) days (prorated for less than 40 hours a week) in any fiscal year, for personal necessities.

Vacation

Academic administrator will accrue 1.83 days per month paid vacation in accordance with Administrative Regulation 7340, Leaves, but prorated for employees who work less than 40 hours per week and/or less than twelve (12) months per year.

Bereavement Leave

In the event of the death of a member of the immediate family, a manager shall be granted bereavement leave at their regular rate of pay.  Absences shall be limited to three (3) and five (5) days respectively for in-state and out-of-state death, provided the time is necessary to attend the funeral or memorial. In addition, up to one (1) day per year may be granted, without loss of salary, on account of the death of any close friend, or colleague, or relative not included as a "member of the immediate family."

Jury Duty

Employees shall be granted a leave of absence without loss of pay for the time the employee is required to perform jury duty. Any hours spent on jury duty in any given day shall be reduced from the assigned daily work hours. Employees do not receive compensation for the time spent on jury duty in excess of the assigned daily work hours.

For complete information on these leaves as well as information on additional leave provisions, please refer to Administrative Regulation 7340, Leaves or by contacting Paola Lopez at (559) 243-7135.

Sick Leave

Classified Managers will be entitled to 96 hours of sick leave annually, but prorated for managers who work less than twelve (12) months per year.  

Classified managers may elect to use accumulated sick leave, not to exceed seven (7) days (prorated for less than 40 hours a week) in any fiscal year, for personal necessities.

Vacation

Classified managers will accrue 1.83 paid days per month of vacation in accordance with Administrative Regulation 7340, Leaves, but prorated for employees who work less than 40 hours per week and/or less than twelve (12) months per year.

Bereavement Leave

In the event of the death of a member of the immediate family, a manager shall be granted bereavement leave at their regular rate of pay.  Absences shall be limited to three (3) and five (5) days respectively for in-state and out-of-state death, provided the time is necessary to attend the funeral or memorial. In addition, up to one (1) day per year may be granted, without loss of salary, on account of the death of any close friend, or colleague, or relative not included as a "member of the immediate family."

Jury Duty

Classified managers shall be granted a leave of absence without loss of pay for the time the employee is required to perform jury duty. Any hours spent on jury duty in any given day shall be reduced from the assigned daily work hours. Managers do not receive compensation for the time spent on jury duty in excess of the assigned daily work hours.

For complete information on these leaves as well as information on additional leave provisions, please refer to Administrative Regulation 7340, Leaves and Personnel Commission Rules, or by contacting Jame Yang at (559) 243-7153.

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