If a public holiday falls on a Saturday, the employee benefits from eight hours of pending legal leave (pro rata if he is part-time). The UW system grants eligible employees nine days of paid statutory leave per year. Full-time employees earn eight hours of vacation for each holiday. Part-time employees earn a prorated amount for hours worked during the pay period, which includes statutory leave. Visit Public Holidays for more information on UW`s vacation and vacation credit policy Part-time employees can report absences in 15-minute increments. UW System recognizes nine days a year as public holidays. Due to different business needs across the UW system, some employees may need to work on a holiday. Employees who are required to work on a public holiday, or if the holiday falls on an employee`s normal day off, are entitled to a floating statutory holiday. Note: Only time worked for UW-Madison or UW System after the effective date of the employee`s WRS pension is included to meet the one-year term requirement in Section (A)(I)(2) of this policy. Employees may also donate earned paid vacation credits (excluding sick leave or compensatory leave) to employees who have a catastrophic need for their own facility or any other installation of the UW system. Failure to adequately report the use of personal and statutory leave may result in denial of leave or loss of paid vacation hours. If a public holiday falls on a Sunday, the public holiday is observed and the UW system is closed on the Monday following the holiday.
If a public holiday falls on a Saturday, it is observed the previous Friday. If it falls on a Sunday, it is observed the following Monday. (This day change does not apply to classified medical centre employees who work 24 hours a day, seven days a week, on statutory holidays.) Below are this year`s dates for the UW`s eleven planned holidays. Looking for dates in the future? Check out the UW academic calendar. Personal and legal guidelines for vacation management for all UW-Madison employees are set forth in this policy. The State of Wisconsin provides eligible employees with nine days of paid public leave per calendar year. EXCEPTION: If any of the requirements listed in section (B)(II) of this policy are not met, employees with alternate work schedules whose scheduled work days do not fall on or after the public holiday will be granted statutory leave based on the number of paid hours during the payment period in which the public holiday falls. The disaster leave program allows for the continuation of the salary and benefits of an eligible employee who has a catastrophic need and who has exhausted all paid leave. This policy applies to full-time or part-time faculty, academic and academic staff, as well as temporary employees in positions eligible for leave. Below are brief descriptions of the various vacation benefits available to employees and links to UW websites, which describe vacation benefits, leave entitlements and vacation use in more detail.
Employees who believe they will have to work on a public holiday for valid business reasons should follow these instructions to ensure they are pre-approved before working on the holiday. The variable holiday period may be used at any time during the calendar year in which it is earned. The January 1 floating leave can only be used in the year in which it is earned. Statutory and variable periods of leave should be used during the calendar year in which they are granted. There is no provision for university employees to carry forward their floating vacation to the following calendar year. Therefore, individuals should enjoy their floating vacation time before enjoying vacation time. Floating statutory holidays can be used like any other paid leave and must be used until the end of the year in which they were earned (calendar year for academic staff, financial year for faculty, academic staff or temporary agents). If an employee is transferred from another Wisconsin state agency to a UW Madison appointment, they will be granted personal vacation if the new personal leave date is eligible. Extension staff can find information about personal and public holidays on UW Madison Policies. There is also information on how to get permission to work on a public holiday for valid business reasons. For more details on holiday eligibility and the use of public holidays, see the UW System Holiday Overview below.
If an employee is transferred to another agency in the State of Wisconsin, the remaining personal leave will be paid by the unit as a lump sum. Eligible university members and permanent employees receive 5 hours of sick leave per pay period every two weeks (130 hours per calendar year). UW-Madison grants eligible employees nine paid holidays per calendar year for the following holidays: Vacation benefits include: leave, personal leave, statutory leave, sick leave, and various other types of leave. An employee may use regular or variable holiday hours prior to the date on which the holiday occurs. If the employee leaves his or her academic job before the public holiday, he or she must reimburse all statutory leave hours taken before the public holiday. Instead of reimbursing overused statutory leave hours, the employee has the right to exchange other available accrued leave periods, if applicable. UW employees who meet certain requirements are eligible for Wisconsin State military leave benefits. Eligibility for military leave depends on the type of appointment and the type of military leave. All employees who are on sick leave are entitled to statutory paid leave, provided that the employee is actively employed at the time of the statutory leave and meets one of the following criteria: If a public holiday falls on a Saturday, eligible employees receive eight hours of pending statutory leave (prorated for part-time). **If a holiday falls on a Sunday, the holiday is observed and UW-Madison is closed on the Monday after the holiday.
Professors, academic staff, temporary agents and academic staff who are on sick leave and who apply to serve as bone marrow or organ donors are eligible for paid leave. During paid leave, you are not required to take paid leave.