Leave Benefits

Leave Policies

  • Accruing Paid Leave

    Accruing Paid Leave

    All leave entitlements outlined in your contract/applicable master agreement are accrued throughout the contract year.

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  • Requesting Leave

    Requesting Leave

    All employees are expected to submit leave requests through Aesop. For planned absences, the leave request must be submitted as soon as practical once the need for leave is known.

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  • Leave Tracking Guidelines

    Leave Tracking Guidelines

    Beginning with the 2016-17 contract year, all leave entitlements shall be tracked and reported as hours instead of days, rounded to the nearest quarter hour.

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  • Leave Record

    Leave Record

    A record of your personal leave use shall appear on Employee On-line, and shall reflect leave use through the most recent pay cycle (which ends one week prior to the pay date indicated on your check stub).

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  • Leave Overuse

    Leave Overuse

    It is wise to monitor your own leave use in order to avoid possible overuse.

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  • Unpaid Leave

    Unpaid Leave

    If an emergency arises and you need to take unpaid leave, please contact human resources for the proper procedure.

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  • Vacation Carry Over

    Vacation Carry Over

    Eligible full-time 12-month employees may carry-over the maximum number of vacation days as outlined in their contract/applicable master agreement.

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  • Family Medical Leave Act

    Family Medical Leave Act

    What the Federal Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) and/or Vermont Parental and Family Leave Law (“VPFL”) requires of employers.

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  • Short-Term Family Leave

    Short-Term Family Leave

    employees eligible for VPFL are entitled to short-term family leave of up to 4 hours in any 30 day period (but not more than 24 hours in any 12 month period) of unpaid leave.

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  • Maternity and Paternity Leave

    Maternity and Paternity Leave

    Although we do not offer specific maternity/paternity leave benefits, in the event of a birth or adoption of a child, eligible employees may request up to 12 weeks of leave under the Vermont Parental and Family Leave Law (VPFL) and/or the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

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