Leave Policies & Holiday Schedule

Below, see links to information regarding leave requests and policies.

Paid Holidays

Paid holidays are approved by the Wayne County Board of Commissioners. See 2022 Approved Holidays and 2023 Approved Holidays

Leave Donations

Employees may receive up to 240 hours of shared sick leave, provided they have exhausted all other leave. The giving employee must retain 80 hours of leave. Sick Leave Share Form

Leave Without Pay

Leave without pay (LWOP) has final approval by the County Manager. Leave Without Pay Form


The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) provides qualifying employees with up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave per year. FMLA is designed to help employees balance their work and family responsibilities by allowing them to take reasonable unpaid leave for certain family and medical reasons. Click here to see more information on FMLA from the Department of Labor.  Speak with your supervisor or Human Resources if you feel you need FMLA. FMLA forms are here.


Click on the link to see the policy on time away from work.