Sick Leave and FMLA Information 2022

NPS values its employees and encourages a work-life balance that elevates the organization to be an employer of choice.  NPS offers the following leave benefits. 

Leave Benefits  

For information about the different types of leave offered by NPS visit https://www.npsk12.com/Page/10096  and view the Employee Handbook.  If you have additional questions, contact NPS Human Resources 757-628-3905.

Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)  Information

FMLA is designed to help employees balance their work and family responsibilities by allowing them to take reasonable unpaid leave for certain family and medical reasons.  

For more information contact your Disability Management Coordinator (DMC) within your department. 

Sick Leave Bank   

NPS maintains a sick leave bank to be used by eligible employees VRS 1, 2, and Hybrid Year 1 employees (entitled to sick leave benefits) who are incapacitated by short-term personal illness or injury. To enroll in the sick leave bank, an employee must donate one day of sick leave earned during the current school year.  Only full-time employees are eligible.   

  • An employee must donate one day of sick leave earned during the current school year 
  • An employee may enroll within 30 calendar days of the beginning date of employment or during open enrollment. 
  • Only full-time employees are eligible  
  • Benefit begins after a member is without leave for 30 consecutive calendar days or 20 duty days in a 35 calendar day period 

A maximum of 45 days each school year may be drawn by any one member of the Sick Leave Bank.