One (1) day per year with pay is granted to eligible employees to accomplish personal business that cannot be done during other than in your normal working hours. This leave may be accumulated up to five (5) days, including personal leave earned under the Sick Leave section of this document. Request personal leave from your supervisor in advance and obtain his/her approval. The employee need not state the reason for taking personal leave. Employees going on unpaid medical leave of absence may apply their personal leave at the time the leave starts. Personal leave cannot be applied if the illness or injury is covered by workers’ compensation insurance. This leave starts to accrue as of the first day of the employee’s contract year.