A non-medical leave is to care for a family member, parental bonding, or military leave. We provide guidance on income options and benefits continuation. Click on ServiceNow to submit a non-medical leave request or question.

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Non – Medical Leave includes:

  1. Leave to take care for a family member with a serious health condition
  2. Parental Leave / Baby bonding for birth/placement/adoption of a child
  3. Personal Leave
  4. Military related Leave
  5. Extended time for bereavement/death of a family member (if needed)

 

Notice: Depending on the type of leave you are requesting, you may be eligible for certain federal/state entitlements. The Leave of Absence Coordinator can provide you with information on your eligibility.

Other Time Off: Time for Jury Duty, School Activities, Administrative Leave, Bereavement Leave, etc., are administered by the department through the Time and Attendance system, and a leave of absence is not needed. Contact us with questions at HR ServiceNow > Leave Administration > Leave questions.

See Getting Paid while on Leave for Pay for Family Care and Bonding

Important News:

The following changes to California Family Rights Act (CFRA) are effective January 1, 2021:

  • CFRA expanded the category of family members for whom an employee may take leave to provide care to include grandparents, grandchildren, and siblings.
  • In addition, CFRA expanded the category of children for whom an employee may take leave to provide care. The child no longer has to be under 18 or an adult-dependent child.

 

FMLA/CFRA eligible employees who request leave to care for a family member with a serious health condition are able to take leave to care for the following family members:

  • Spouse
  • Domestic partner
  • Child (including adult children)
  • Parent
  • Grandparent
  • Grandchild
  • Sibling