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Employee Leave

Eligible Employees are entitled to "leave with pay" and "leave without pay" based on ACCS Board Policies 610.01 and 611.01

Reporting Leave Requirement: 

It is the policy of Lawson State Community College that all employees eligible to receive leave benefits MUST report their leave in Ellucian Banner Employee Self-Service accurately and faithfully.  Failure to submit leave and being unaccountable at work is a violation of policy and standard ethics practices. 

Approval of Leave:

All types of leave, except sick leave, to include personal, professional and annual should be pre-approved by the employees direct supervisor and notification of leave should be submitted prior to the leave being taken.  It is never appropriate to submit a request for leave, after an employee has already taken the leave.  Sick Leave:  If sick and requesting leave for an extended period of time, supervisors and Human Resources officials may require the employee to submit a medical excuse.

Employees shall be allowed the following official holidays on which days the institution shall be closed:
New Year’s Day
Martin Luther King, Jr.  Day
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Veterans Day
Thanksgiving Day
The day after Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Eve
Christmas Day
5 Additional days locally assigned (refer to College's Academic Calendar)