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Benefits and Leave

November 3, 2012

…cial Planning Life Events Educational Assistance Leave and Holiday Work Life and Wellness Other topics Awards and Recognition Benefit Vendor Contacts Discounts and Perks State Service Recognition COVID-19 Benefits Resources COVID-19 Leave Resources Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) Coverage for At-Home COVID Testing Contact the Benefits and Leave Administration Support Center Email | benefits@unc.edu Phone | 919-962-3071 Fax | 919-96…

COVID-19 Leave Information

July 24, 2020

…nt Employees COVID-19 Shared Leave Bank | ends Aug. 15, 2022 COVID-19 Work & Leave Provisions from Previous Months COVID-19 Booster Incentive Leave Receive and document booster by Aug. 31, 2022; use leave by March 31, 2023 Per the extension of Gov. Roy Cooper’s May 4 executive order, eligible UNC System employees who provide documentation of receiving their first COVID-19 booster by Aug. 31 will get an extra eight (8) hours of paid leave (prorated…

Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

January 6, 2017

…uest that the employee provide sufficient information so that OHR Benefits & Leave Administration can establish whether the leave is for a FMLA-qualifying reason. This requirement does not preclude the department from requesting the information sooner. An eligible employee can use FMLA Leave for any of the following reasons: The birth of a child and to care for the child following birth, so long as the leave is taken within 12 months of the birth…

COVID-19 Shared Leave Program

August 31, 2020

…d the hours will be distributed to eligible recipients by the OHR-Benefits & Leave Administration Team. COVID-19 Shared Leave Donor Form Donor Guidelines Sick, vacation, and regular bonus leave may be donated. 2017 and 2018 Bonus Leave (No Payout) is not eligible for donation. Minimum Donation: 4 hours of eligible leave. Donation cannot reduce the donor’s sick or vacation leave balances below 40 hours. There is no limit on the amount of regular bo…

Paid Parental Leave

January 14, 2020

…or time-limited (benefits-eligible) position. Please contact the Benefits & Leave Administration unit in the Office of Human Resources at 919-962-3071 or leave@unc.edu for additional questions. Why aren’t faculty eligible for Paid Parental Leave (PPL)? Permanent Fixed Term and Tenured/Tenure Track EHRA Faculty on a 9 or 12-month appointment who are eligible to participate in the Teachers’ and State Employees’ Retirement System or the UNC Optional…

Voluntary Shared Leave

January 6, 2017

…equest for leave without pay. This program is administered by OHR Benefits & Leave Administration in the Office of Human Resources. Eligibility The following appointment types are eligible to participate in the voluntary shared leave program: EHRA Faculty (12-month) permanent employees EHRA Non-Faculty permanent employees SHRA employees regularly scheduled to work 20 hours or more each work week (permanent, probationary, trainee, or time-limited a…

Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Fact Sheet & FAQs

April 30, 2020

…ase email the form to leave@unc.edu or fax it (919) 962-6010. The Benefits & Leave Administration unit will review your form and communicate with you and your department regarding the status of your request for EPSL and/or EFML. Should you have any questions or need assistance, you may call the Benefits & Leave Administration unit at 919-962-3071 or email leave@unc.edu. Q27. When should I submit the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)…

COVID-19: FAQs for Faculty and Staff

March 23, 2020

…e and other leave policies may also be applicable. Please contact Benefits & Leave Administration in the Office of Human Resources at 919-962-3071 or leave@unc.edu for assistance. Q6: I have been quarantined by a public health official, what leave can I use? Employees who are quarantined may be eligible for Emergency Paid Sick Leave (EPSL), paid administrative leave or a combination of the two. Please review Q1 for further information about COVID-…

New Paid Parental Leave Benefit

January 13, 2020

…sed date of leave by submitting the required documentation to the Benefits & Leave Administration unit in the Office of Human Resources. If your need for leave is unforeseeable, you must provide notice as soon as practicable. How to Request Paid Parental Leave Paid Parental Leave (PPL) cannot be approved before the qualifying event (birth, adoption, foster care placement, or other legal placement of a child). Eligible employees who would like to r…

Holidays & Holiday Pay Policy

January 5, 2017

…oliday Schedule is published by the Office of Human Resources on the Leave & Holidays page of this website. The State provides 12 paid holidays each calendar year. The Office of State Personnel allows the University to modify its holiday schedule, provided that the total number of paid holidays for the calendar year is the same as other State agencies. Therefore, other Universities and other State agencies (including UNC Hospitals) may observe dif…