Attendance and Leave Benefits

The sources of leave benefits for classified service Executive branch State employees are the Attendance Rules for Employees in New York State Departments and Institutions, attendance and leave provisions of the collective bargaining agreements negotiated with State employee organizations, and related laws, rules and regulations.

The State Attendance and Leave Manual is the official published description of the manner in which leave benefits are to be administered.

Memoranda of special note, recent memoranda and bulletins on attendance and leave issues, and calendars of legal holidays can be found on this page.

Questions regarding attendance and leave issues may be directed to (518) 457-2295.


The online New York State Attendance and Leave Manual is now available.


Memoranda of Special Note


Recent Memoranda and Bulletins


Calendars of Legal Holidays