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Attendance & Leave



Attendance (Part 20)

Absence with Pay
(Part 21)

Leaves Without Pay (Part 22)

Drawing of Earned Credits Upon Separation
(Part 23)

Crediting Other Public Service Employment as State Service (Part 24)

Suspension of Rules
(Part 25)

Applicability (Part 26)


A. Civil Service Attendance Rules

B. Calendar of Legal Holidays & Religious Holy Days

C. Alternative Work Schedules

D. Part-Time Employment

E. Seasonal Employment

F. Attendance Rules for Managerial/Confidential Employees

G. Reciprocal Agreements

H. Leave Donation

I. Family & Medical Leave Act



Attendance and Leave Manual

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This Manual is designed to assist State departments and agencies in the interpretation and application of the Attendance Rules for Employees in New York State Departments and Institutions and the attendance and leave provisions of the agreements negotiated with State employee organizations.

Part of the State Personnel Management Manual System, the Attendance and Leave Manual is the official source for Department and Commission policy and procedure statements on attendance and leave. Please be advised that changes in law, rule, regulation, labor agreement, and court decisions occurring subsequent to issuance of these pages will alter or void sections of this Manual.

NOTE: Negotiated benefits which update the Rule and Contract pages can be found in policy bulletins located in Section 26.3.

Comments or questions on the substance, meaning or interpretation of this material should be referred to:

New York State
Department of Civil Service
Attendance and Leave Unit
Albany, NY 12239
Phone: (518) 457-2295
Fax: (518) 486-2519

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