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Form Title:

Half Pay Leave

Description:

Eligible employees are entitled to Half-Pay leave, a pre-approved half paid absence from work, to be used in cases where the officer has has no vacation leave available and wishes to apply for leave. Half Pay Leave will be arranged with due regard for operating needs of the Department.

Prerequisite:

A Public officer, who has completed one year of service on temporary, monthly, or after completing a 12 months probationary period, is eligible to receiventitled to half pay leave. The amount of half pay leave is determined by the salary range of the officer. $10,700 – $21, 249 - 3 weeks $21 250 – $30, 449 - 4 weeks $30, 450 and above - 5 weeks

Attachments:

Supporting Documents: Written Request - The Department of Public Service is aware that most Agencies create forms to support their specific agency’s function. As such, we advise that your agency’s application for Casual leave form must include all field included in the Department of Public Service - Application for Vacation/Casual Leave Form.

Instructions:

1.The employee must fill out an Application for Half-pay leave form accompanied by a written request to support the application; this is usually collected from the Human Resource section.
2.The form must be submitted to the immediate supervisor for approval and signature.
3.Once approved by the supervisor the leave application is then forwarded to the Human Resource unit (HR).
4.HR completes the form indicating the employee’s entitlement and available leave before submitting the leave application to the PS/DPS/Head of Department/Delegated officer for final approval.
5.Note: Leave Application may be rejected at any stage of the process.
6.The application form (approved/rejected) is then returned to HR. A copy is placed on the officer’s file and another is forwarded to the officer.
7.The officer may only proceed on leave once they receive a copy of their approved application.
8.Note: Officers may not accumulate more than six years worth of Half-pay leave.

Fee:

No Cost

Form:


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Contact:

PUBLIC SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF
POINCIANA HILL
MEETING ST.
P. O. Box N 3915
NASSAU, BAHAMAS
dps@bahamas.gov.bs
http://www.bahamas.gov.bs/publicservice



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