Winter Leave and Winter Break 2018 and 2019

Classified Staff (including bargaining unit employees), Unclassified Salaried and Unclassified Hourly Staff and
Fiscal Faculty not represented by a collective bargaining agreement 

For calendar years 2018 and 2019, Wright State University will follow the policy below in providing paid winter leave to employees during winter break

 “Winter break” consists of the four workdays between the paid holidays of Christmas and New Year’s Day.  Those days are labeled in the calendars below for employees working a Monday-Friday full-time schedule.  Any employees with a regular schedule other than a standard Monday-Friday schedule should speak to their supervisors about their specific circumstances.

2018

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
12/24/18
Holiday: President's
Day (floating)
12/25/18
Holiday: Christmas
12/26/18
WINTER BREAK
12/27/18
WINTER BREAK
12/28/18
WINTER BREAK
12/31/18
WINTER BREAK
1/1/19
Holiday:
New Year's
1/2/19
University open
1/3/19
University open
1/4/19
University open

2019

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
12/23/19
University open
12/24/19
Holiday: President's
Day (floating)
12/25/19
Holiday: Christmas
12/26/19
WINTER BREAK
12/27/19
WINTER BREAK
12/30/19
WINTER BREAK
12/31/19
WINTER BREAK
1/1/20
Holiday:
New Year's
1/2/20
University open
1/3/20
University open

Fiscal year faculty represented by a collective bargaining agreement (CBA) should consult their appropriate CBA for information concerning paid winter leave.  Faculty on academic-year contracts do not accrue vacation leave and are not eligible for paid winter leave. Employees whose positions are externally funded or special contract must have the approval of their Dean, Director or Vice President to be provided paid winter leave.

The university will provide all full-time employees (100% FTE) four days (32 hours) of paid Winter Leave for calendar year 2018 and two days (16 hours) of paid Winter Leave for calendar year 2019. All part-time employees (20% FTE or greater) will receive a pro-rated amount of paid Winter Leave based on their FTE.

In 2019, most employees will use their own vacation hours or take unpaid leave for the remaining two days of Winter Break.  NOTE:  Employees have complete discretion about whether to use their own vacation hours, comp time (applicable only to classified staff) or to take unpaid leave for the remaining two days of Winter Break.  If you are unclassified staff and choose to take this time as unpaid leave, please provide a Personnel Action Form signed by your supervisor with this information to Human Resources. All other leave time should be reported on your December monthly Leave Report.

All “paid Winter Leave” in the policy above must be used either during Winter Break or at a substitute time agreed upon between the employee and his/her supervisor.   Substitute days will be allowed only when an employee has remained at work at the University’s request during all or part of winter break.  Substitute days for days worked during the Winter Break of calendar year 2018 must be used by June 30, 2019; while substitute days for days worked during the Winter Break of calendar year 2019 must be used by June 30, 2020. Substitute Winter Leave days must be taken in full-day increments.

Please contact Human Resources at human_resources@wright.edu or (937) 775-2120 with any questions.

The University reserves the right to review this policy annually.