Pay for Unused Sick Leave 4-45.3

School Board of the City of Virginia Beach
Regulation 4-45.3


Pay for Unused Sick Leave Upon Retirement

Employees who retire with Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) are eligible to have accumulated sick leave purchased by the School Division.

  1. Payment for Accumulated Sick Leave

    For the purpose of reducing the incidence of absenteeism, an employee, upon termination retirement, may elect to have his/her accumulated sick leave purchased by the school School Division subject to the following conditions:

    1. Accumulated sick leave days will be purchased only from employees who are officially and immediately retiring under the provisions of the VRS upon separation from VBCPS. No other payment for accumulated sick leave will be paid to any other employee.
    2. The request must be received in the Department of Human Resources no later than five (5) work days after the effective date of retirement.
    3. Unused sick leave will be compensated at the rate of twenty-five percent (25%) of the employee’s per diem at the time of retirement1.

Editor's Note

See School Board Regulation 4-45.1, Sick Leave

School Board Regulation 4-45.1

Approved by Superintendent: July 16, 1991
Revised by Superintendent: September 15, 1992
Revised by Superintendent: April 19, 1994
Revised by Superintendent: December 13, 2002
Revised by Superintendent: November 29, 2017 to be effectve January 1, 2018

1 Minimum rate will be no less than thirty ($30) per day.