You are here: Home Employees Sick Leave Bank Open Enrollment
Posted September 5, 2017

Sick Leave Bank Open Enrollment

Deadline to enroll is Sept. 30 for members of the teachers, secretarial/clerical and educational assistants unions.

The Sick Leave Bank is available to employees covered by the negotiated agreements for:

  • Albuquerque Teacher’s Federation
  • Albuquerque Educational Assistant Association
  • Albuquerque Secretarial/Clerical Association.

Respective negotiated agreements provide this benefit to participants who are experiencing a catastrophic illness or injury and who will exhaust all accrued leave (personal, sick, annual). Application for benefits from the Sick Leave Bank must be made prior to the exhaustion of available leave in order to ensure no interruption of pay.

Each eligible employee must complete the APS Sick Leave Bank Enrollment form authorizing payroll deductions for membership in the Bank.

Employees on leave of absence are not eligible to enroll.

Members returning from leave of absence should verify their re-enrollment with the Sick Leave Bank specialist. Part-time employees are also eligible for enrollment.

Current members don't need to re-enroll. 

Bi-weekly payroll deductions as stated on the enrollment form are continuous and subject to committee review annually. Current rates for membership in the Sick Leave Bank are listed below:

  • Employees covered by the Albuquerque Teachers Federation: Pay $5.75 per paycheck.
  • Employees covered by the Albuquerque Secretarial/Clerical Association: Pay $5.50 per paycheck.
  • Employees covered by the Albuquerque Educational Assistants Association: Pay $5.25 per paycheck.

Sick Leave Bank policies and procedures are located on the APS website at, Extended Leaves and Sick Leave Bank, or at

Questions regarding the Sick Leave Bank may be directed to Loretta Olson, Sick Leave Bank Specialist, at 889-4858.


Document Actions
Filed under:
More National Merit Scholarship Winners
Congratulations to the recent graduates who received scholarships financed by U.S. colleges and universities.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico Invests in Innovative APS STEM Programs
Story Time in the Park
Monday through Thursday, June 11-July 19, at 25 summer lunch meal sites in the City of Albuquerque and Bernalillo County. Lunch is served at all sites from 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. Monday through Friday.
APS is Hiring!
We have hundreds of openings for lots of different jobs. Apply online.
Budget Includes Money for Raises for First Time in Years
Teachers are expected to see an increase of at least 2.5 percent; other APS employees are expected to get a 2 percent raise.