Paid Time Off

Holidays

There are 12 paid holidays that are observed per year. An employee must be in pay status the day before and the day after the holiday to receive the holiday pay. The following is a list of the designated holidays:

  • New Year’s Day

  • Martin Luther King Day

  • Good Friday

  • Memorial Day

  • Independence Day

  • Labor Day

  • Veteran’s Day

  • Thanksgiving (Thursday and Friday)

When Christmas Falls On

 The City Observes

Sunday

Friday , Monday and Tuesday

Monday

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday

Tuesday

Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday

Wednesday

Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday

Thursday

Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday

Friday

Thursday, Friday and Monday

Saturday

Friday, Monday and Tuesday


Sick Leave

Full-time regular employees working the basic workweek of 40 hours shall accrue sick leave computed at the following rate:

  • 8 hours accrued each month

  • 96 hours accrued each year

For employees having a workweek with greater or fewer hours than the basic workweek, sick leave shall be granted in the same proportion as their workweek. The City of Lincolnton accepts sick leave transfers when hiring employees directly from other North Carolina governmental entities.

Vacation

Employees working the basic workweek of 40 hours earn vacation leave at the following rates:

 Years of Service

 Hours Per Year

0 through 4

80 hours

5 through 9

96 hours

10 through 14

120 hours

15 through 19

144 hours

20 years and over

176 hours

Employees having a workweek with greater or fewer hours than the basic workweek shall have vacation leave granted in the same proportion as their workweek.