A medical leave is for your own serious health condition, including pregnancy. Employees who are away from work for 4 days or longer, or their departments, should contact the Leave  Coordinator to receive guidance and counseling on income options, and benefits continuation for staff leaves of absence. Click on ServiceNow to submit a request for leave or leave question. We are happy to help!

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Family & Medical Leave (FML)

To be eligible, you must have worked for the UC for a year or more AND worked 1250 hours during the last 12 months. The entitlement is for 12 work weeks per calendar year. FML is unpaid, however, you may be able to use your accrued sick and vacation hours.

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California Family Rights Act (CFRA)

To be eligible, you must have worked for the UC for a year or more AND worked 1250 hours during the last 12 months. The entitlement is for 12 work weeks per calendar year. However if taken after PDL, CFRA is an additional 12 weeks for “baby bonding”. CFRA is unpaid, however, you may be able to use your accrued sick and vacation hours.

 

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Pregnancy Disability Leave (PDL)

If you are pregnant, you are eligible for PDL. You are entitled up to four months of disability leave related to pregnancy or childbirth. PDL is unpaid, however, you may be able to use your accrued sick, vacation, or disability benefits.