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Time Away from Work

We all need time off, whether it’s to recharge, recuperate or handle family responsibilities. PNC provides time-off programs for most every situation.

PNC provides paid vacation, holidays and paid occasional absence (POA) days, as described below.

Vacation: Full-Time employees accrue vacation time according to an established schedule. The Full-Time schedule is below.

2017 Vacation Schedule for Full-Time Employees

Years of Continuous Service Core Contributors*
Rep I-III Analyst I-II Trainee
First Level*
Associate I-III Staff Mgr I-II Unit Mgr I
Mid and Senior Level*
Specialist I-II, Expert I-II Unit Mgr II-III, Group Mgr I-II Div Mgr I-II, Executive
1–5 15 15 20
6–9 15 20 20
10–14 15 20 20
15–24 20 20 20
25+ 25 25 25

For more details, and for the part-time vacation schedule, visit the Information Center in Pathfinder.

Vacation Buy: During annual enrollment each year, you may be eligible to buy up to five vacation days for the following year if you:

  • Are an active, Full-Time employee or a Reduced Schedule Professional (RSP);
  • At time of election during annual enrollment, will have at least two years of continuous service with PNC as of Jan. 1 of the following year; and
  • Are in career level Rep I through Associate III or Unit Manager I. To find your Career Level, go to Pathfinder > Your Profile > Job Details > Career Level.

For more details, refer to the vacation policy on Pathfinder

Paid Holidays: Full time employees receive 10 paid days, with a floating holiday available when the actual holiday falls on a weekend. Part time employees are eligible for paid holidays if the holiday falls on a regularly scheduled work day.  

2017 PNC Holiday Schedule

  • New Year’s Day (observed): Monday, January 2
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: Monday, January 16
  • Presidents’ Day: Monday, February 20
  • Memorial Day: Monday, May 29
  • Independence Day: Tuesday, July 4
  • Labor Day: Monday, September 4
  • Columbus Day: Monday, October 9
  • Veterans Day: Saturday, November 11*
  • Thanksgiving Day: Thursday, November 23
  • Christmas Day: Monday, December 25
  • One Personal Day: To be taken upon request with prior approval of you immediate supervisor

*Because Veterans Day falls on a Saturday, a floating holiday will be available for your use July 1 through Dec. 31, 2017.

Note: Certain lines of business and business segments (e.g., PNC Investments and Harris Williams) have established specific holiday schedules/policies based on their business needs. Check with your manager for the holiday schedule that applies to you.

Paid Occasional Absence (POA) Days: In addition to vacation and holidays, full time employees are eligible for six paid occasional absence (POA) days each year. These can be used for personal illness, care of immediate family members or personal business that cannot be scheduled during non-working hours.

Maternity Leave is covered under PNC’s Short-Term Disability (STD) program.

Key Features

  • Birth mothers who have at least one year of full-time or Reduced Schedule Professional (RSP) continuous service as of the date of leave are eligible for 10 work-weeks of  Maternity Leave, payable at 100 percent of eligible compensation, starting with the first day off work (no elimination period is required). Eligible birth mothers also receive six weeks of Parental Leave (see below).
  • Birth mothers who have at least six months but less than 12 months of Full-Time or RSP continuous service as of the date of leave are eligible for six work-weeks of Standard STD, payable at 60 percent of eligible compensation, subject to an elimination period.
  • Leaves extending beyond the applicable six or 10 work-week duration due to medical reasons will be subject to STD or Long-Term Disability (LTD) policies, as applicable.
  • For details on Short-Term Disability and Maternity Leave, see the benefit booklet.

If you have questions, please call the HR Service Center at 877-968-7762, option 2.

Eligibility and Key Features

  • The policy generally requires one year of Full-Time, RSP or part-time continuous service to be eligible for Parental Leave.
  • Parental Leave is available to the biological or adoptive mother or father, or the legal spouse/domestic partner of the birth or adoptive parent.
  • Eligible employees may take up to six work-weeks of time off, paid at 100 percent of regular salary, to care for and bond with a new child.
  • Time can be taken within one year after a birth or in conjunction with an adoption, and it must be taken in whole work-week increments. If both parents work for PNC, each is entitled to six work-weeks, as long as they meet service eligibility requirements.

For more information, please refer to the Parental Leave policy on Pathfinder or call the HR Service Center at 877-968-7762.

Provided by PNC at no cost to you, STD protects your income if you are ill, injured or recovering from childbirth or surgery. Birth mothers with at least one year of Full-Time or RSP service are eligible for 10 weeks of Maternity Leave as described above.

Eligibility and Key Features

  • If you have six months but less than one year of continuous Full-Time service and have satisfied the seven-day elimination period, you may receive 60 percent of pay for up to six work-weeks for an approved disability.
  • If you have at least one year of continuous Full-Time service and have satisfied the seven-day elimination period, you are eligible for up to six work-weeks at 100 percent of eligible pay for an approved disability, then up to an additional six work-weeks at 60 percent of eligible pay.
  • STD benefits may begin when you are unable to return to work for more than seven consecutive calendar days (or the equivalent of the sixth consecutive working day if your work schedule is 48 hours or more within seven calendar days, not including overtime).
  • Benefits may continue for up to a total of 12 work-weeks if you remain disabled.
  • You must be under a medical doctor's care, provide proof of disability and be approved for STD benefits by the claim administrator in order to receive STD benefits.

Long-Term Disability benefits can provide income replacement to help you pay your mortgage, credit card bills and other regular living expenses while you’re recuperating for longer than the period covered by STD.

Eligibility and Key Features

  • Full-Time employees can receive 60 percent of eligible pay after being totally disabled for 91 calendar days.
  • The monthly benefit maximum for LTD is $10,000.
  • During annual enrollment, you can increase the amount by choosing the 70 percent LTD option and paying for the additional 10 percent of coverage.
  • If you elect additional coverage, you pay the cost through pretax payroll contributions, and the cost is based on your age as of Dec. 31 of the coming year.
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Jury and Witness Duty
  • Military Leave
  • Paid Time Off for Volunteerism
  • Personal Day