The following holidays are approved by the Board of Commissioners to be observed by Onslow County Government in Fiscal Year 2022-2023 are counted as hours worked for permanent employees working 20 hours or more per week:
Independence Day - July 4, 2022 and July 5, 2022
Labor Day - September 5, 2022
Veterans Day - November 11, 2022
Thanksgiving - November 23-25, 2022
Christmas - December 23, 26, 27, 2022
New Year's Day - January 2, 2023
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - January 16, 2023
Good Friday - April 7, 2023
Memorial Day - May 29, 2023
Juneteenth - June 19, 2023
Any regular full-time employee shall earn vacation leave at the following rates:
Years of Continuous Service
Hours Earned Each Pay Period
Hrs Earned in One Year
Less than 5 years
5 but less than 10 years
10 but less than 15 years
15 but less than 20 years
20 years or more
Regular part-time employees who work 20 hours or more per week may earn a pro rata share of vacation leave.
Each full-time regular and probationary employee earns 3.75 hours of sick leave per biweekly pay period. Sick leave can be used for the employee, for a death in the immediate family, or to provide necessary care for an immediate family member. Part-time regular and probationary employees who work 20 hours or more per week may earn a pro rata share of sick leave.
For those employees who are members of the North Carolina Local Government Employees' Retirement System, one month of retirement credit is allowed for each twenty days of sick leave accrued in an employee’s sick leave account at the time of their retirement.