Employee Resource Guide
UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STOUT NEW EMPLOYEE RESOURCE GUIDE
Please review UW System Administrative Policy 1211.
F-11 MILITARY LEAVE UW-Stout employees who meet certain requirements are eligible for military leave benefits through the State of Wisconsin. There are two different military leave benefits – an annual 30-day military leave benefit if an employee is in the reserves, and a four-year benefit if the employee is called to active duty from the reserves. Additional information is available online. F-12 PERSONAL HOLIDAYS Eligible employees are granted 36 hours (4.5 days) of personal holiday hours per year (pro-rated if part-time). All eligible employees are granted personal holiday at hire and at the start of the calendar year for university staff and the start of the fiscal year (July 1st) for faculty, academic staff and limited appointees. Personal holiday requests are subject to supervisor approval prior to the date requested. All employees who earn sick leave are granted personal holiday, except academic year (9-month) appointees and crafts workers. University Staff employees who earn personal holidays may use them while serving their initial six-month probationary period. Please review UW System Administrative Policy 1211. F-13 SICK LEAVE Eligible employees are granted sick leave according to their appointment type. Sick leave is a valuable benefit both during employment and in retirement. Unused sick leave may be converted to credits to pay for State Group Health Insurance at layoff, termination with 20 years of service, retirement, or death. Please review UW System Administrative Policy 1212. F-14 TIME OFF TO VOTE All employees who earn sick leave are entitled to up to three hours of leave wi th pay to vote during the employee’s regular working hours if the employee is unable to vote during nonworking hours. All UW-Stout employees are entitled to leave to vote during their regular working hours, but only those who earn sick leave are eligible for leave with pay to vote. Please review UW System Administrative Policy 1216. F-15 VACATION/ANNUAL LEAVE Eligible employees are granted vacation according to their appointment type and/or years of service. Vacation hours are granted at hire (pro-rated for the year based on start date) and at the start of the calendar year (January 1st) for university staff and the start of the fiscal year (July 1st) for faculty, academic staff, and limited appointees. Vacation requests are subject to supervisor approval prior to the date requested. Additional information is available online.
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