TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) -A Terre Haute university says employees who want to can donate their sick days to a "donation pool."
Indiana State Univerity reminded workers in the September 22 'ISU Today' email.
ISU says staff can donate up to 150 hours of sick leave so other workers who are in isolation or quarantine related to COVID-19 can be paid while they're not working.
The university says employees can donate up to four weeks per year and must have at least two weeks of sick time left after donating.
In a follow-up email to News 10, Indiana State University says the program is a "longstanding ISU program allowing employees to donate unused sick time to people who have exhausted their paid time off."
See the full text from ISU's email below:
"Donate sick leave to the COVID Pool
Employees who wish to contribute sick leave to the COVID-19 Sick Leave Donation pool can donate by completing the donation form and returning it to the Employee Benefits Office. Up to 150 hours of sick leave can be donated each year. These hours allow employees who are out due to Isolation or Quarantine related to COVID 19 to receive donations and remain in a paid status after all other employee leave time has been exhausted."