- Blood/Blood Platelet Donor - Eligible employees may be granted paid leave time for the purpose of donating blood or blood platelets.
- Disability - Disability leave is used for employees who have been absent because of an occupationally incurred disability, or who have been on leave for illness, injury, or disability including pregnancy using accumulated sick leave, family and medical leave, or State Universities Retirement System disability payments.
- Family and Medical Leave - The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) of 1993 (29 U.S.C. 2601 et seq.), and as amended in January 2009, is designed to help employees balance the demands of the workplace with the needs of families and to promote stability and economic security of families.
- Family Medical Leave (UFML) for Registered Same-Sex Domestic Partners - University Family Medical Leave (UFML) is designed to help employees balance the demands of the workplace with the needs of families and to promote stability and economic security of families by offering leave to care for a registered same-sex domestic partner.
- Organ/Bone Marrow Donor - Eligible employees may be granted paid leave time for the purpose of donating an organ or bone marrow.
- Pregnancy - Pregnancy leave may be granted for the purpose of pregnancy unless there is sufficient justification to deny the request, and is based upon disability or incompatibility between an employee's pregnant state and the regularly required duties of her position.
- Shared Benefits - A pool has been established which will provide eligible employees who have exhausted all accumulated sick leave and, if applicable, vacation leave with the opportunity to receive additional leave days when a disability claim is pending before the State Universities Retirement System (SURS) or when experiencing a catastrophic injury or illness, depending on the type of employee.
- Sick - Eligible employees may use sick leave for illness of, injury to, or need to obtain medical or dental consultation for the employee, employee's spouse, employee's registered same-sex domestic partner, children, or parents, parents-in-law (including the parents of a registered same-sex domestic partner), and members of the employee's household. "Children" include biological, adopted, foster, stepchildren, legal wards, children for which an employee is standing in loco parentis, and children who are members of the employee's household. “Parent” is defined as a biological parent, a step parent, or an individual who stood in loco parentis to the employee.
- Workers Compensation - Workers’ Compensation insurance includes four types of benefits – disability (loss of income) benefits, medical care benefits, survivor (death) benefits, and rehabilitation benefits. In some instances there may also be some type of permanent disability payment.
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