Prince George’s County Government is committed to a positive, supportive, and empowering experience for all County employees.
Employees, with certain exceptions, have the right to organize and bargain collectively as a union. Unions negotiate specific terms and conditions of employment (examples: pay rates, work hours) with County Government through Collective Bargaining Agreements (CBAs). You may be covered by a CBA – check your Offer Letter or ask your Agency HRL. You can review your CBA on the OHRM website.
There are several types of leave available to County employees.
24 hours for full-time or 16 hours for part-time employees per calendar year
You start with the full number of hours on your first day
Must use by the end of the calendar year or lose it
Earn 4 hours per pay period for personal use such as vacation for the first 3 years
Earn 6 Hours per pay period beginning fourth (4th) year through the fifteenth (15th) year = 20 days per year
Earn 8 Hours per pay period beginning the sixteenth (16th) year = 26 days per year
Requests for 5+ days should be made at least 14 days in advance
Roll over up to 360 hours into the new calendar year (additional hours convert to sick leave)
Up to 360 hours paid upon separation
Earn 4.5 hours per pay period
Used for illness or serious health conditions for yourself and your family
Can use up to 5 working days of sick leave for bereavement leave
Granted by Agency Appointing Authority to all employees eligible for annual leave
Used for the birth or adoption of a child
Eligible to receive up to five days or 40 hours (as part of 15 weeks of FMLA)
Must be used within 12 months of birth or adoption
Additional Employee Leave information can be found in Administrative Procedure 284.
You can review the full payroll schedule in your NEOGOV Portal. New employees should expect a four-week time lapse before their first paycheck.