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.