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Employee Leave

Employee leave is more than annual and sick.  Leave benefits include, but are not limited to: Funeral Leave, Compensatory Time Off (CTO), Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Military Leave, Emergency Leave and Catastrophic Leave. Please review the applicable handbook for an overview of each leave benefit.


Annual Leave Accruals

Classified Employees

Classified employees in eligible positions established to work twelve (12) months, at 1.00 FTE are eligible to accrue annual leave as follows:

Years of Service Hours Accrued Per Month Days Accrued Per Month Maximum Days Accrued Per Year
Less than 5 9.375 1.25 15
5 to less than 10 11.250 1.50 18
10 to less than 15 13.125 1.75 21
15 or more 15 2.00 24

Classified employees in eligible positions established to work less than twelve (12) months, and/or less than 1.00 FTE shall accrue annual leave on a pro-rated basis.

Non-Classified & Faculty

Non-Classified & Faculty employees in eligible positions established to work twelve (12) months, at 1.00 FTE are eligible to accrue annual leave as follows:

Hours Accrued Per Month Days Accrued Per Month Maximum Days Accrued Per Year
15 2.00 24

Non-classified employees in eligible positions established to work less than twelve (12) months, and/or less than 1.00 FTE shall accrue leave on a pro-rated basis.

Faculty employees in positions established to work less than twelve (12) months are not eligible to accrue annual leave.

Requesting Leave? Please utilize BRCTC’s Time and Attendance system – Replicon


Sick Leave Accruals

Classified, non-classified, and faculty employees in eligible positions established to work twelve (12) months, at 1.00 FTE are eligible to accrue sick leave as follows:

Hours Accrued Per Month Days Accrued Per Month Maximum Days Accrued Per Year
11.25 1.50 18

Classified and non-classified employees in eligible positions established to work less than twelve (12) months, and/or less than 1.00 FTE shall accrue sick leave on a pro-rated basis.

Faculty employees in positions established to work less than twelve (12) months are not eligible to accrue sick leave.

Important Note: Sick Leave does not have a cap on the amount of hours eligible employees are able to accrue and keep.

Requesting Leave? Please utilize BRCTC’s Time and Attendance system – Replicon