Leave & Time Off

As part of the total compensation package, the State of Colorado currently offers employees a comprehensive leave program that includes annual, sick, holiday, family medical, short-term disability and military leave, to name a few. Employees earn personal and sick leave at varying accrual rates that are 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 Compensation Team provides professional consulting and technical guidance on the state's leave policies including: annual, sick, holiday, family medical,and military leave, Veterans, Active Military, and National Disaster Response Personnel      

Holiday Schedule

Employee Resources

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