After three consecutive months of employment, an employee is entitled to an 8-week maternity leave. This is an unpaid leave unless the employee uses any accrued time. Health and life insurance benefits will continue. In addition, the employee is eligible for Paid Parental Leave.
After three consecutive months of employment, an employee is eligible for up to a 6-month leave to care for or make arrangements for care of a spouse, parent, grandparent, grandchild, person living in the same household, child, including adopted, foster, stepchild or child under legal guardianship. This is an unpaid leave unless the employee uses accrued time.
Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
After 12 months of employment, an employee is eligible for leave up to 12 weeks unpaid, job protected leave, during a 12-month period related to the birth or adoption of a child; a serious health condition of the employee; or the need to care for a spouse, child, or parent with a serious health condition. Health and life insurance benefits continue. While on approved, unpaid FMLA, employees may utilize sick, vacation, and personal accrued time. All leave plans run concurrently.
Forms and Related Information
For further information, please contact the Benefits Office.