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Create time away from work
A variety of work schedules are available that allow flexibility for workers and Laboratory programs.
The most popular work schedule is the "9/80"—employees work 80 hours over a nine-workday (two-week) period, with a Friday off every other week.
Talk to your manager about available options and how to select the option that is right for you.
The Lab recognizes 12 paid holidays:
- New Year's Day
- Martin Luther King Jr. Day
- President's Day
- Memorial Day
- Independence Day
- Labor Day
- Columbus Day
- Veteran's Day
- Thanksgiving Day (and day after)
- Christmas Day
- Energy Conservation Day (day after Christmas)
Employees with appointments of greater than 6 months are eligible for vacation accrual starting their first day of work.
Accrual rates are based on years of service, and summarized in the following chart (based on a full-time schedule).
|Years of Service||Monthly Accrual (hours)||Annual Accrual (weeks)|
|0 - 10||10||3 weeks|
|10 - 15||12||3.6 weeks|
|15 - 20||14||4.2 weeks|
Employees accrue sick leave starting on their first day of work at the rate of 8 hours per month (2.4 weeks per year).
Sick leave may be used for specific circumstances, including employee illness, medical appointments, and illness or death in the employee's immediate family.