Sick Leave 41-j
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Section 41-j of the New York State Retirement System
If you have accumulated sick leave at the time you retire, you may be able to increase your service credit by up to .63 of a year-thats over 7 1/2 months of additional service credit.
Application of unused sick leave as additional service credit shall be granted upon retirement pursuant to Section 41j of the New York State Retirement and Social Security Law. This would apply to members for whom the earning and accumulation of sick leave was (prior to the member's retirement) authorized by law, rule, regulations, written order or written policy. Allowable unused sick leave credit would be limited to one hundred and sixty-five (165) days and applied as additional service credit on a calendar day basis. (CSEA CONTRACT)
Your additional service credit is determined by dividing your total unused sick leave days not to exceed 165 by 260.
Your accumulated sick leave days must go to the retirement system first for you to be eligible to be paid for any of your time up to 30 days. After the 165 days are given to the Retirement System the employer will pay any left over sick leave days up to 30 to the employee upon retirement. (CSEA CONTRACT)
The additional service credit cannot be used to meet eligibility requirements for retirement or for an improved benefit.
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