Frequently Asked Questions: Temporary Worker Paid Sick Leave

This list of Frequently Asked Questions refers to Policy 114 (Temporary Extra Persons) in the Human Resources Policy Manual.

What temporary workers are eligible for paid sick leave?
How much sick leave can a temporary worker accrue in a calendar year?
If a temporary worker needs to take sick leave, what should s/he do?
For what reasons can a temporary worker use sick leave?
For what family members can a temporary worker use sick leave?
How does a temporary worker know how much sick leave s/he has accrued?
Does the temporary worker need to bring in a doctor’s note to verify the use of sick leave?
If temporary workers do not use all of their accrued sick leave in a calendar year, what happens to the unused balance?
What methods are used to accrue and track sick leave for temporary workers?
Can temporary monthly paid workers take sick leave in partial days?
If I am mannually tracking sick leave accrual and usage for my temporary monthly workers, how long should I keep the records?
If a temporary worker’s employment ends at Penn, what happens to any accrued sick leave?
If a temporary worker is placed by an outside employment service, such as a temp agency, for a work assignment at Penn, is that temporary worker eligible for sick leave under the Temporary Extra Persons Policy?
If a Penn temporary worker who has accrued sick time is hired directly into a regular full-time or part-time position at Penn with no break in service, what happens to the sick leave balance accrued as a temporary worker?
If a Penn regular full-time or part-time staff member is hired directly into a temporary position at Penn with no break in service, what happens to the sick leave balance accrued as a regular staff member?
Where can a temporary worker find out more information about the above-mentioned sick leave provisions?
I’m a business administrator. How do I enter sick time in the Payroll System for a non-exempt temporary worker?