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Benefits and Leave

November 3, 2012

…Open Enrollment | October 11-29 Open Enrollment Benefit Plans Retirement and Financial 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)…

COVID-19 Leave Information

July 24, 2020

…t use available and applicable leave types, e.g., vacation leave, parental leave, bonus leave, compensatory time, or take leave without pay. Part-time/Fluctuating Schedules: For part-time employees with fluctuating schedules, COVID-19 paid administrative leave may be applied as allowed above, but consideration should be given to the employee’s average hours per week over the course of a month. In no case shall paid administrative leave exceed fort…

Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

January 6, 2017

…e through the FMLA (FMLA leave). Under this policy, employees may use paid leave, leave without pay, or donated voluntary shared leave (for approved recipients only) for absences from work due to childbirth, adoption or foster care placement, or a serious health condition of an employee or an employee’s spouse, child or parent. An employee’s job and benefits are protected while an employee takes leave under this policy, whether taken as vacation l…

COVID-19 Shared Leave Program

August 31, 2020

…reveal their donation or receipt of COVID-19 shared leave. Use of Donated Leave Leave transferred under the COVID-19 Shared Leave Program is available for use on a current basis or may be retroactive for up to 60 calendar days and only for eligible absences that occur between Sept. 1, 2020, and Dec. 31, 2021. The leave donated is always applied to the first available unpaid day. Each department is responsible for the accuracy of donor and recipie…

Paid Parental Leave

January 14, 2020

…t weeks of PPL (four weeks of Recuperation Leave and four weeks of Bonding Leave). Leave). Will my benefits or employment status be affected if I take Paid Parental Leave (PPL)? No. You will remain in a paid status and your coverage for any benefits that you are enrolled in will remain the same. You will continue to earn retirement service credit and your contributions will not be affected by PPL. Do I get all my regular pay while I’m on Paid Pare…

Voluntary Shared Leave

January 6, 2017

…scheduled for a period of leave (voluntary shared leave, Family & Medical Leave, leave without pay, etc.), and will not be able to use (or chooses not to use) earned compensatory time off or other accrued paid time off due to expire during the absence, then all such paid time off must be paid out as its expiration date occurs. (Note that the employee cannot use other available leave if they have any available PTO and will not qualify for Shared L…

Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Fact Sheet & FAQs

April 30, 2020

…mation about in loco parentis, see DOL Fact Sheet #28B: Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave for birth, placement, and bonding or to care for a child with a serious health condition based on an “in loco parentis” relationship. Also, under the FFCRA, a “son or daughter” is also an adult son or daughter (i.e., one who is 18 years of age or older), who has a mental or physical disability, and is incapable of self-care because of that disability….

COVID-19: FAQs for Faculty and Staff

March 23, 2020

…/benefits/ ffcra . Q3: How will I get paid if I qualify for administrative leave and/or leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)? All eligible employees, including those who do not regularly use TIM, will need to enter Administrative Absence time in TIM. SHRA non-exempt permanent and temporary employees will be able to select the “administrative absence” pay code and enter hours in their timecards on qualifying dates from Ma…

New Paid Parental Leave Benefit

January 13, 2020

…Bonding Leave Birth and Non-Birth Parent What is the purpose? Recuperation Leave Paid leave for physical recovery from childbirth Bonding Leave Paid leave to allow for bonding following childbirth, adoption, foster care placement, or other legal placement How long is the leave? Recuperation Leave Four continuous weeks Bonding Leave Four continuous weeks When is the leave available to use? Recuperation Leave Immediately following the childbirth Bon…

Military Leave

May 12, 2017

…ary training. This time may also be charged to the 120 hours paid military leave, leave without pay or vacation/bonus leave. Example: An employee may be scheduled on a Friday, to take a convoy to a specific site. If significant travel is required, the employee may need to be released early on the day before training in order to accommodate the request for travel and reasonable rest. The employee is to return at the beginning of the next regularly…