Mississippi Valley State University

December 22, 2014

Personal and Major Medical

PERSONAL LEAVE

Continuous ServiceAccrual Rate (Monthly)Accrual Rate (Annually)
1 month to 36 months (3 years)12 hours per month18 days per year
37 to 96 months (8 years)14 hours per month21 days per year
97 to 180 months (15 years)16 hours per month24 days per year
Over 15 years18 hours per month27 days per year

MAJOR/MEDICAL LEAVE

Continuous ServiceAccrual Rate (Monthly)Accrual Rate (Annually)
1 month to 36 months (3 years)8 hours per month12 days per year
37 to 96 months (8 years)7 hours per month10.5 days per year
97 to 180 months (15 years)6 hours per month9 days per year
Over 15 years5 hours per month7.5 days per year

Note: Major/Medical leave may be used for illness or injury of an employee or member of the employee's immediate family, only after the employee has used (1) day of accrued personal or compensatory leave for each absence duet to illness, or leave without pay if the employee has no accrued personal or compensatory leave. Major medical leave may be used, without prior use of personal leave, to cover regularly scheduled visits to the doctor's office or a hospital for the continuing treatment of a chronic disease, as certified in advance by a physician.

BEREAVEMENT

An employee may use up to three (3) day of major medical leave for each occurrence of death in the immediate family requiring an employee's absence from work. No qualifying time or use of personal leave is required prior to use of major medical leave for this purpose. Immediate family for the purpose of this policy includes; spouse, parent, step-parent, sibling, child, step-child, grandchild, grandparent, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, mother-in-law, father-in-law, brother-in-law, or sister-in-law. MVSU requires documentation such as an obituary or newspaper death notice, to validate this type of major medical leave.