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Employee Benefits
Benefits for Active Employees
Disaster Service Volunteer Leave
(Updated 05/24/11)

General Information

Disaster service volunteer leave may be granted when:

  1. the employee is requested by the American red cross to provide disaster services;
  2. the disaster is designated as a Level II disaster or above by the American red cross; and
  3. the disaster occurs in Kansas or in states contiguous to Kansas.

Disaster service volunteer leave may not exceed 20 working days in the 12 month period that starts the first day the leave was used.

Requesting Disaster Service Volunteer Leave

    Employees requesting disaster service volunteer leave should request leave as designated by the department and notify their supervisor immediately. The department should submit a copy of the notice from the American Red cross to HRS, 204 Russ Hall.

     

Reporting Disaster Service Volunteer Leave

    Disaster Service Volunteer Leave - Non - Exempt
    Earnings Code: DIS
    Multiplier: 1.0 times regular rate of pay
    Description: Used to report disaster service volunteer leave.
    Used By: Classified Non-Exempt
    Unclassified Non-Exempt
    Count Towards FLSA? No
    Count Towards Leave Accrual? Yes
    Disaster Service Volunteer Leave - Exempt
    Earnings Code: DSE
    Multiplier: 1.0 times regular rate of pay
    Description: Used to report disaster service volunteer leave.
    Used By: Classified Exempt
    Unclassified Exempt
    Count Towards FLSA? No
    Count Towards Leave Accrual? Yes

     

Click here for more information on reporting time worked and leave taken.