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During the State of the State address, Governor Jim Justice proposed changing current law to allow school employees to accrue sick leave with a value-added component.

The proposal would affect employees hired after specific dates that ceased the practice of accruing days to convert to PEIA premiums or retirement service credit upon an employee's retirement. Click here for a fact sheet on the current accrual practices.

AFT-WV supports the Governor's concept of reinstating value to accrued sick leave, but no bill has been introduced yet.

Therefore, we want to hear from you!

AFT-WV wants to know what options are most appealing to you regarding accrual of sick leave.  Please click here to take our survey on sick leave accrual.

Your answers will be presented to policymakers in hopes of crafting legislation that truly reflects what school employees feel is beneficial.