MAYOR TED WHEELER
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 19, 2018
City Council Approves Increase For Vacation and Dependent Care Leave for City Employees
City of Portland employees will now have 1-4 hours of accrued leave and a new vacation accrual structure
Portland, OR–City Council approved today an increase in vacation hours and dependent care leave hours for City of Portland employees. The changes will help to make the City of Portland a progressive and competitive workplace. Details of the increases are below.
The ordinance amends the City of Portland Human Resources Administrative Rule-6.03 Vacation to reflect necessary changes as recommended by the Vacation Leave Workgroup. The restated City of Portland vacation accrual rates are below:
The changes will take effect the first full pay period of January 2019.
2. Dependent Care
The ordinance amends Human Resources Administrative Rule - 6.04 Sick Leave to increase the calendar year maximum for dependent care from 40 hours to 104 hours of accrued leave. The City dependent care maximum allowance per calendar year of 104 hours will be effective July 1, 2018.