VSDP Sick Leave
New employees hired between January 10 to July 9 are advanced eight days (64 hours) of sick leave each year.
New employees hired between July 10 to January 9 are advanced five days (40 hours) of sick leave upon hire.
Sick leave is credited each January 10 thereafter. You may use credited sick leave for absences due to illness or injury, or for appointments with a physician. This leave does not carry forward into the next year and there is no payoff made for any unused leave upon termination.
This VSDP leave may not be used for family illness unless the leave requested qualifies as Family Medical Leave Absence.