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For ERS Tier 3 and 5 Members (Article 14-CO)

Leaves of Absence

Sick leave at half pay is credited at half time. Since service is usually not credited for any period of time you do not receive a salary, credit is not given for:

  • Leaves of absence without pay;
  • Authorized, unpaid medical leaves of absence; or
  • Unpaid leave under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act.
Workers’ Compensation

You will receive up to one year of service credit per incident while on Workers’ Compensation leave.