Benefits Administration

Public Service Center
250 S. Fourth St., Room 100
Minneapolis, MN 55415
[email protected]
Phone: 612-673-2282
Fax: 612-284-7989


Most full-time City employees earn vacation according to the schedule shown below. You should check your collective bargaining agreement or Civil Service Commission Rules to find out the schedule that applies to you.

Employee's Credited Continuous ServiceWorking Days' Vacation per Year
0 to 4 years12 days
5 to 7 years15 days
8 to 9 years16 days
10 to 15 years18 days
16 to 17 years21 days
18 to 20 years22 days
21 + years26 days


Sick Leave

Most full-time City employees earn (accrue) one day of sick leave for each calendar month worked. Sick leave may be used for the employee’s own illness, injury or medical appointments. Sick leave may also be used to care for members of an employee’s immediate family. Sick leave balances can be carried over from year to year. Employees who accumulate 60 days of sick leave may have the option to continue to earn sick leave or to receive partial cash payment for any sick leave accumulated in the preceding year above the 60-day minimum.

Temporary employees are not eligible for paid time off benefits such as vacation or holiday pay. However, a temporary employee may be eligible for sick leave per the Minneapolis Safe and Sick Time Ordinance.  Eligible employees may accrue one hour of sick leave for every 30 hours worked. Employees may use accrued sick and safe time after their initial 90 days of employment.

You should check your collective bargaining agreement or Civil Service Commission Rules to learn more about the sick leave benefits that apply to you.

Last updated May 30, 2019



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