Time Off & Leave

The State of Colorado currently offers employees a comprehensive leave program that includes, but is not limited to annual, sick, holiday, family medical, short-term disability and military. Employees earn personal and sick leave at varying accrual rates, based on years of service. Full-time employees begin earning annual leave at an accrual rate of 8 hours per month and sick leave at 6.66 hours per month. Leave for a part-time employee is earned on a pro-rated basis.

The Division of Human Resources provides professional consulting and technical guidance on the State's leave policies including: Annual, sick, holiday, family medical, military leave, veterans, active military, and national disaster response personnel.       

Holiday Calendars

2017 Holiday ScheduleFY 2017-18 Holiday Schedule2018 Holiday ScheduleFY 2018-19 Holiday Schedule

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For more information, email the Compensation Unit at dpa_jobevalcomp@state.co.us