Personal Leave|Wages|Fringe Benefits|Relocation|Employee Assistance Program
What follows is a brief sketch of Maniilaq Association's personal leave
policy. This is for general information only; for specific details consult a supervisor
or the Personnel Policies and Procedures Manual.
Personal leave is accrued from the date of hire,
but cannot be used until after 90 days of employment. At the end of each pay period,
accrued annual leave is determined based upon the number hours worked.
The rate of accrual for a full-time employee is as follows:
|Years of Service
||Leave Accrual per Hour Worked
||Maximum Leave Hours per Pay Period
||Days per Year|
|2 years or less
|2 to 5 years
|5 to 10 years
|10 years or more
Any full-time and/or part-time
employee of Maniilaq who is regularly scheduled to work and is a member of the
State National Guard, State Reserve Corps, or a Federal Reserve Military Unit
shall be entitled to be absent from his/her duties with full pay (less military pay)
for up to fifteen (15) calendar days in any calendar year in the performance of
officially ordered military duty and while going to or returning from such duty.
An employee who has successfully completed the probationary
period shall be entitled to a Military Leave of Absence without pay to
active duty in the Armed Forces of the United States and shall be
entitled to the reemployment-benefits of the Universal Military Service
Act as amended, 50 U.S.C., Section 459.
While on jury duty an employee will receive full pay from Maniilaq minus the amount of
jury fees actually received by the employee. The employee shall be required to turn
in monies received for Jury Duty Service to the payroll office in order to receive his/her regular pay.
When possible, an employee shall be allowed reasonable time off duty to register to vote and/or vote
without loss of pay or accrued leave. The employee must have his/her supervisor's permission before
taking such leave.
Paid holidays include the following:
New Year's Day, Martin Luther King/Della Keats Day
President's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day
Columbus Day/Maniilaq Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Day, Employee Appreciation Day (day after Thanksgiving), and Christmas Day
Holidays that fall on Saturday will be observed on the
preceding Friday. Holidays that fall on Sunday will be observed on the
Pay periods will begin every other Sunday at 12:01 a.m. and end fourteen (14) days later at midnight Saturday.
Paydays are biweekly, every other Friday.
If approved by the Board of Directors, on the first pay period of
October all employees with a satisfactory performance record
hired before July 1 of
the current year may receive an annual increase in pay.
A regular employee who accrues leave may request a salary advance of no more than $500 for
each request. Employees are limited to three requests per calendar year.
Non-exempt employees who work between 6:00 pm and midnight receive evening differential of
3.75%. Those working between midnight and 6:00 am receive night differential
Employees "on call" receive additional compensation only
if they are actually called back to work.
Maniilaq Assocition offers Health, Dental, Short-Term Disablity,
and Life insurance, in addition to other benefits, to eligible
employees. Retirement benefits are also available. Contact the Human Resources
department for specific
When a full-time employee at or above a salary range 13
must move to Kotzebue, Maniilaq Association contributes to the cost of
moving expenses as follows:
Airfare plus moving expenses incurred up to $3500.
Employee, Spouse and/or Dependents
Airfare plus moving expenses incurred up to $5000.
Employees will sign a Memorandum of Agreement to reimburse
Maniilaq Association if they work less than two years, on the following schedule with the Offer Letter of Employment:
|Length of Service
|Less than 1 year
|One year but less than 24 months
|24 months or over
Maniilaq Association offers referral to an Employee Assistance
Program (EAP) or other appropriate services and rehabilitation
programs which provide education, prevention,
counseling, and treatment to Board Members, employees, and their
eligible dependants, who are experiencing problems with drug or
alcohol abuse, psychological problems, marital, family,
or child difficulties, work stress, and financial or legal problems.
This request for assistance may not be used as a means of avoiding
disciplinary or other action if the Board Member or employee
has violated Maniilaq Association's Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace
policy or any Maniilaq Association policy.
The confidentiality of individuals utilizing the EAP is to be protected within the limits of
the law, consistent with protecting the safety of the Board Member or other members of the Board, or of the
employee or other employees.