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Leave-Related Misconduct may consist of an employee who is showing signs
of excessive use of sick leave and/or emergency leave request, unplanned
annual leave, frequent tardiness or suspected leave abuse.
Supervisors and employees should be aware of the various leave categories,
especially as they relate to “entitlements” so that leave is being
requested, and approved or disapproved appropriately. Having a basic
understanding of the various leave programs, the do’s and don’ts, when to
act, supervisory discretion, etc. may help resolve attendance issues early
and can help ensure that actions taken are done properly and are
supportable. The various leave categories consist can be found on the Leave
section on this website.
In dealing with attendance related issues a manager or supervisor should:
NOTE: Bargaining Unit employees covered by
negotiated agreements may have special requirements involving some of the
tools mentioned above. Refer to the Negotiated Agreement before taking any