Maytum Hall administration building on the Fredonia campus.

Leave Donation

Program Guidelines

The intent of this program is to provide a means to assist employees who, because of long term illness, have exhausted their leave benefits and would otherwise be subject to a loss of income during a continuing absence from work.

Eligibility to Donate

In order to donate vacation credits, an employee must meet all the following eligibility criteria:
  • Must be employed in the same agency or department as the employee to whom donations are made, though not necessarily at the same facility or location, OR be a family member of an eligible recipient employed in a different agency than the donor.
  • Must have a minimum vacation balance of at least 10 days after making the donation.
Donations must be made in full day (7.5 or 8 hour) units.The identity of donors may not be disclosed by college management.Employees may not donate vacation credits which would otherwise have been forfeited.Note: Donated leave is taken from the donor's balance at the time it is needed by the recipient, not necessarily at the time of the donation.

Eligibility to Receive Donations

  • In order to receive donated leave credits, an employee must meet the following eligibility criteria:
  • Must be employee in a union affiliated or M/C designated position.
  • Be subject to the Attendance Rules or otherwise eligible to earn leave credits.
  • Be absent due to a non-occupational personal injury or disability for which medical documentation satisfactory to management is submitted.
  • Have exhausted all leave credits.
  • Be expected to continue to be absent for at least two biweekly payroll periods following exhaustion of leave credits or sick leave at half-pay.
  • Must not have had any disciplinary actions or unsatisfactory performance evaluations within the last three years.