• Do I need to enroll in Sick Leave Bank?

    All eligible employees are auto-enrolled in the Sick Leave Bank. You can opt out during the new hire and open enrollment periods. Learn more about Sick Leave Bank on The Commons.

  • Can I use Sick Leave Bank for my Maternity Leave?

    You can use up to 6 weeks for a traditional delivery and up to 8 weeks for a cesarean delivery. Sick Leave Bank can only be used after accrued sick time and vacation time has been fully used.

  • Can Sick Leave Bank be part of the Retiree Sick Leave payout?

    Sick Leave Bank hours are not part of the Retiree Sick Leave Payout.

  • Can Sick Leave Bank be used if a family member is ill?

    You can only use the Sick Leave Bank for your own personal illness or injury. 

    If someone else needs medical care besides you, please refer to the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Policy.

  • Can I use Sick Leave Bank and PERA’s short term disability?

    You can use both the sick leave bank and PERA’s short term disability if you meet all eligibility requirements. PERA's Short Term Disability coverage is only for members who are vested. (To be vested, PERA requires 5 years of service.)

    Contact PERA directly for all questions regarding PERA’s short term disability. 800-759-7372 or contact them online here.