The leave benefits available to Executive Branch State Officers and Employees in the Classified Service are contained in the Attendance Rules for Employees in New York State Departments and Institutions, attendance and leave provisions of the relevant collective bargaining agreements negotiated with State employee organizations, and related laws, rules and regulations.
These Attendance Rules and the other attendance and leave provisions referred to above apply to officers and employees of the State of New York as the employer* and, as provided by 4 NYCRR 1.1, "Except as otherwise specified in any particular rule, these rules shall apply to positions and employments in the classified service of the State and public authorities, public benefit corporations and other agencies for which the New York State Civil Service Law is administered by the New York State Department of Civil Service."
N.B. Civil service commissions of political subdivisions of the State of New York and Personnel Officers appointed pursuant to New York State Civil Service Law §15.1(b) or §15.1(d) may have promulgated or adopted similar provisions applicable to public officers and employees employed in positions under their jurisdiction.
The information listed below has been posted on the Internet by the New York State Department of Civil Service. The New York State Attendance and Leave Manual is the official published description of the manner in which leave benefits are to be administered. Links to the Manual and other relevant information concerning attendance and leave issues, and calendars of legal holidays, are set out below.
Click here to access the New York State Attendance and Leave Manual posted on the Internet.
Memoranda of special note posted by the New York State Department of Civil Service are listed below. Click on text in colorto access the particular information of interest.
Recent Memoranda and Bulletins posted on the Internet by the New York State Department of Civil Service.
Click on text in colorto access the particular information of interest.
Policy Bulletin No. 2018-03, Attendance and Leave Items in the 2016-2021 Negotiated Agreements Between the State of New York and CSEA for Employees in the Administrative Services Unit (ASU), Institutional Services Unit (ISU), Operational Services Unit (OSU) and the Division of Military and Naval Affairs (DMNA)
Information posted on the Internet by the New York State Department of Civil Service for the calendar years indicated:
* Although not all employees of the State are "state officers," all officers of the State are State employees.
Questions concerning attendance and leave issues? Call (518) 457-2295.