Family and Medical Leave (FMLA)
Family and Medical Leave or FMLA, in accordance with the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the Administrative Policy: Family and Medical - FMLA Leave, allows employees to balance their work and family life by taking unpaid leave for their own serious health condition or the care of certain family members' serious health condition; for the birth, adoption, or foster care placement of a child; and a family member's active duty service in the Armed Forces. Eligible University employees may have up to 12, or in some military caregiver cases, up to 26 weeks of FMLA leave available, as outlined in the policy and respective employee group governing documents.
- Unit 1, LELS, Article 19—Leaves of Absence (pdf)
- Unit 3, Teamsters, Article 19—Leaves of Absence (pdf)
- Unit 4, AFSCME Health Care, Article 8—Leaves of Absence (pdf)
- Unit 6, AFSCME Clerical and Office, Article 18—Leaves of Absence (pdf)
- Unit 7, AFSCME Technical, Article 18—Leaves of Absence (pdf)
- Civil Service Rules, Rule 11—Leaves of Absence (pdf)
- UEA Article 600.000—Leaves of Absence (UMC) (pdf)
- UEA Article 600.000—Leaves of Absence (UMD) (pdf)
- Administrative Policy: Graduate Assistant Employment
- Administrative Policy: Student Employment
Information regarding FMLA leave rights and responsibilities is outlined in Administrative Procedure: Requesting, Approving, and Placing Employees on FMLA Leave.