Time Off & Medical Leave

Overview of Leave

FCPS offers a variety of options for taking time off. Sick, personal and vacation leave is available to eligible employees. The leave plans accrue with each pay period.

Personal Leave

Accrual/Year

Maximum accrual

10 mo/7 hr

21 hours

1.05 per pay

84  hours

11 mo/7 hr

21 hours

0.95 per pay

84 hours

12 mo/7 hrs

21 hours

0.88 per pay

84 hours

10 mo/8 hrs

24 hours

1.20 per pay

96 hours

12 mo/8 hrs

24 hours

1.0 per pay

96 hours

Sick Leave

Accrual/year

Maximum accrual

0.5

One day/month

1.75 per pay

None

7 hrs

One day/month

3.5 per pay

None

8 hrs

One day/month

4.0 per pay

None

Sarah Minnick
Benefits Officer

301-644-5092
301-644-5122 (f)

Lisa Brashears
Administrative Secretary
301-644-4126
301-644-5122 (f)

Vacation leave must be approved by your supervisor.  Please see your Negotiated Agreement for vacation leave accruals.

To plan time off work, complete and submit a leave request form to your supervisor. You may obtain th is form through Form Finder at InsideFCPS, or fromyour work location. If your time off is unexpected, please communicate the nature of your emergency to your supervisor as soon as you can. 

Be sure to check your Negotiated Agreement for a complete listing of all leave types.