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Have extra leave? Donate to the leave pool before Dec. 31

October 10, 2017

It is that time of year again to consider helping your state colleagues who are encountering extraordinary personal situations. Employees are encouraged to contribute excess sick leave and/or annual leave that they don’t anticipate using to the State Employee Leave Transfer Program. Donations must be made before Dec. 31, 2017.

·        Click here to donate.

Annual leave donation details:
·        Donor Eligibility: Employees who occupy FTE and time-limited positions (including probationary employees) can donate up to 50 percent of the annual leave they are eligible to earn in a calendar year.
·        Annual leave donations cannot be restored or returned to donors.
·        Why you may consider donating:
-Employees can use no more than 30 days and carry over no more than 45 days of annual leave in a calendar year.
-On Jan. 1, 2018, employees automatically forfeit any leave accruals above the maximum (45 days).

Sick Leave Donation Details
·        Donor Eligibility: Employees who occupy FTE and time-limited positions (including probationary employees) can donate up to 50 percent of the sick leave they are eligible to earn in a calendar year, but donors must retain at least 15 days of sick leave.
·        Sick leave donations cannot be restored or returned to donors.
·        Why you may consider donating:
-Employees can carry forward up to 180 days of sick leave in a calendar year.
-On Jan. 1, 2018, employees automatically forfeit any leave above the maximum (180 days).

For questions, contact the Office of Human Resources online at Ask-HR or by phone at 864-656-2000.



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