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    Hybrid Paid Time Off

    Full-time employees covered by the VRS Hybrid Plan earn Hybrid PTO. Hybrid PTO is paid leave used for many different purposes such as vacation, during an employee or family members' illness or injury, and/or personal pursuits is earned according to the following schedule below.  

    Eight hours of Hybrid PTO is awarded at the time of hire and at the beginning of each subsequent calendar year and the remainder is accrued on a monthly basis according to the following chart: 


    Months of Service

    Initial PTO Award

    PTO Hours Accrued Per Month

    Total Annual PTO Hours

    Max Hours Carry-Over

    Max Hours Pay-Out

    1-36 8 10 128 192 128
    37-60 8 12 152 228 152
    61-120 8 14 176 264 176
    120-180 8 16 200 300 200
    181-240 8 18 224 336 224
    241+ 8 20 248 372 248


    Other absences with pay include holiday leave, funeral leave, court service, military leave, and injury leave. Total creditable service for full-time PTO accrual purposes shall be computed from the date of appointment or conversion to an eligible full-time position. Employees receiving Short-Term Disability under VLDP benefits do not accrue PTO while receiving Short-Term Disability payments. Refer to the Employment Policies & Procedures manual for additional information.