Public Safety Employees Association (PSEA)
The new leave provisions for PSEA employees (contained in the July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2017 PSEA contract) are covered below:
- Maximum Accumulation of Leave
- Exemption from Maximum Accumulation of Leave
- Mandatory Leave Requirements
- Leave Cash-in Hours Counting Toward Mandatory Leave
- Leave Cash-in Limits
- Leave Accrual Rates
Maximum Accumulation of Leave
Effective December 16, 2014, personal leave accrued but not used shall accumulate to a maximum of one-thousand and five hundred (1,500) hours on December 15 of any calendar year.
Exemption from Maximum Accumulation of Leave
A bargaining unit member with a personal leave balance greater than 400 hours on December 16, 2014 will be exempt from the maximum accumulation of leave until the member’s leave balance is equal to or less than 400 hours on December 16th of any subsequent year.
Note: Division Directors or their designee will notify employees with leave balances greater than 400 hours. Employees may also obtain their leave balance as of December 16, 2014 from their paystub for the pay period ending December 15, 2014 or by calling the Employee Call Center at 465-3009.
Mandatory Leave Requirements
On December 16, 2014 any bargaining unit member with a personal leave balance greater than 400 hours will be required to use 120 hours of leave in the 2015 leave year (from December 16, 2014 to December 15, 2015).
On December 16, 2014 any bargaining unit member with a personal leave balance equal to or less than 400 hours will be required to use 80 hours of leave in the 2015 leave year (from December 16, 2014 to December 15, 2015).
Leave Cash-in Hours Counting Toward Mandatory Leave
Leave cashed in can only reduce the mandatory leave requirement by 40 hours.
Leave Cash-in Limits
No more than six (6) leave cash-ins will be processed in a leave year.
Leave Accrual Rates
For bargaining unit members hired for the first time into leave accruing positions on or after July 1, 2014 the following accrual rates will apply:
|Years of Service||Hours Earned Each Pay Period|
Note: The accrual rates for bargaining unit members hired before July 1, 2014 remain unchanged.