Contractual Employees

  • Holiday Leave.
    1. Rates of Earning Holiday Leave.Holiday leave will be earned based on the date of employment. Contractual employees must have been employed on or prior to the date the holiday leave was earned in order to use the leave on that date. The President or designee shall determine holidays to be observed and the dates of their observance.
      1. Full-time contractual employees are eligible to receive compensation maximum of eight (8) holidays per annum.
      2. Part-time contractual employees are eligible to receive compensation at a rate of four (4) hours per day earned for a maximum of eight (8) holidays per annum.
    2. Unused Holidays. Contractual employees shall be afforded an opportunity to use all holiday leave, which they have earned. A contractual employee who is required to work on a scheduled holiday, may request to use the earned holiday leave on an alternative date prior to the termination of their contract term. The supervisor may grant the holiday leave request unless the supervisor determines that the day off will unduly interfere with the conduct of University business. Unused holidays shall be forfeited upon the employee's separation from University service. Contractual employees shall not receive a cash payment for working a holiday.
  • Annual Leave.
    1. Rates of Earning Annual Leave
      1. Full-time contractual employees are eligible to receive the following compensation:
        1. Per Annum - 6 days (48 hours) of annual leave.
        2. Accrual Rate - .5 days per month commencing on the date of employment.
      2. Part-time contractual employees are eligible to receive the following compensation:
        1. Per Annum - 3 days (24) hours of annual leave.
        2. Accrual Rate - .25 days per month commencing on the date of employment.
    2. Availability. The supervisor or designee must approve leave in advance in accordance with guidelines established by the supervisor.
    3. Unused Annual Leave. All unused annual leave shall be forfeited upon the employee's separation from University service. Contractual employees are not eligible to receive credit from Morgan State University for leave earned by the employee at another Maryland State agency.
  • PERSONAL/SICK LEAVE.The University will grant full-time contractual employees three (3) days of leave to be used for either personal reasons or illness. Personal leave will be prorated for part-time employees.
    1. Rate of Earning Personal/Sick Leave. Full-time personal/sick leave is earned at the rate of 2 hours per month multiplied by the number of months in the contract term for employees who work a minimum of 40 hours per week. The leave is credited to the employee at the commencement of the contract term. An employee may not accumulate personal/sick leave and unused personal/sick leave will not be carried forward from one contract period to another.
    2. Availability. Personal leave must be approved in advance by the supervisor or designee in accordance with guidelines established by the supervisor. If leave is used due to an illness, the employee must advise the employee's immediate supervisor not later than 15 minutes after the employee's normal reporting time or starting time of the employee's intended use of leave for illness.
    3. Unused Personal/Sick Leave. Any unused personal/sick leave shall be forfeited upon the employee's separation from University service. Contractual employees are not eligible to receive credit from Morgan State University for leave earned by the employee at another Maryland State agency.
  • Effective Date. The holiday leave component of this policy becomes effective on February 16, 2000. The annual and personal/sick leave component will become effective July 1, 2000. The President will develop and adopt personnel procedures consistent with this policy.