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Full-Time Non-Teaching Instructional Staff

For persons employed full-time in the College Laboratory Technician title series, the HEO title series, the Business Manager title series prior to January 1, 1988, and all persons employed as Research Associates, there shall be 25 work days per year of annual leave.

Persons employed full-time in the College Laboratory Technician title series, the HEO title series, and as Research Assistants on or after January 1, 1988, shall accrue annual leave at the following rates:
Year of Service Monthly Accrual Yearly Allowance
Begining of the 1st year of service 1 day, 1 hrs., 45 min. 15 Days
Begining of the 2nd year of service 1 day, 2 hrs., 20 min. 16 Days
Begining of the 3rd year of service 1 day, 2 hrs., 55 min. 17 Days
Begining of the 4th year of service 1 day, 3 hrs., 30 min. 18 Days
Begining of the 5th year of service 1 day, 4 hrs., 05 min. 19 Days
Begining of the 6th year of service 1 day, 4 hrs., 40 min. 20 Days
Begining of the 7th year of service 1 day, 5 hrs., 15 min. 21 Days
Begining of the 9th year of service 1 day, 6 hrs., 25 min. 23 Days
Begining of the 11th year of service 2 day, 0 hrs., 35 min. 25 Days

Effective August 31, 1988, the maximum accrual of annual leave for members of the non-teaching instructional staff shall not exceed 45 working days as of August 31 of any year.

For more detailed information, refer to the PSC/CUNY Collective Bargaining agreement, Article 14 on Leaves and Holidays.

Sick Leave

Each year, you will earn 20 calendar days of temporary disability leave exclusive of Saturdays, Sundays, and authorized holidays and recesses. The unused portions of temporary disability leave can be accumulated to a maximum of 160 calendar days. Sick leave is earned only after a full month of service and no accruals are granted for service of less than a calendar month.

Unscheduled Holidays

There are 4 unscheduled holidays (personal days) during the period September 1–August 31 of each year. Unscheduled holidays may not be carried over to the next year.

Bereavement Leave

An employee may be excused without charge for a period of up to 4 days when a death occurs among members of the employee's immediate family, as provided in the applicable Leave Regulations. When the death in an employee's immediate family occurs while the employee is on annual leave or sick leave such time as is excusable for death in the family shall not be charged annual leave or sick leave.

Immediate family shall be defined as spouse; natural, foster, or step parent; grand child; mother-in-law; father-in-law; natural, foster, or step brother; natural, foster, or step sister, natural, foster, or step child or any relative residing in the same household and effective January 1, 2004, the Domestic Partner of the employee and a child or parent of the Domestic Partner or any other relative of the Domestic Partner living in the same household.