There are several types of leave that are available for Northshore employees: illness; personal leave; bereavement. You may need to refer to your bargaining agreement for usage details or contact the Payroll Department for additional information.
The district grants 12 sick days at the beginning of the contract year. This is pro-rated for late start employees. You may accumulate your sick leave from year to year, up to a maximum of your number of contracted paid days on your calendar. Example: NSEA members can accumulate up to 180 days; NASA/NNRAP can accumulate up to 260 days, and so on. Please keep in mind that at retirement, you are only able to buy back up to 180 days (at a 1:4 ratio) (25%).
The district grants two personal days at the beginning of each contract year. This is prorated for late start employees. You can carry over two days of personal leave each year, accumulating to a maximum of six days per year.
- The district grants five days for the death of the employee's mother, father, spouse, child, siblings, or other person living in the immediate household.
- The district grants three days for the death of the employee's father/mother-in-law, son/daughter-in-law, brother/sister-in-law, grandparent or grandchild.
- The district grants one day annually to attend any other funeral.
- The district shall permit employees to use any portion of their illness or personal leave days necessary for additional bereavement.