Consistent with the provisions of the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) of 1993, an eligible employee may be entitled to up to 12 work weeks of leave during any 12 month period. An eligible employee is defined as any employee (including part-time and temporary) of Clayton State University who has:
With certain exceptions as indicated in the Family Leave Act provisions, family leave entitles the employee to be restored to the position held prior to going on family leave or to an equivalent position with equivalent benefits and pay. Family leave allows the employee to maintain his/her employee benefits during the period of leave with institutional participation. In addition, concurrent with approved family leave, an employee may elect to apply any accrued sick and/or vacation days to his/her time off.
Care for a Recovering Service Member: Consistent with the provisions of the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) of 1993 and the National Defense Authorization Act of 2008, an eligible employee may be entitled to up to 26 work weeks of “caregiver” leave during any 12 month period, for the following reason:
FMLA Requests: Employees requesting FMLA must inform their supervisor and submit a Family and Medical Request Form, as well as a Healthcare Provider Certification Form if applicable. All required documents must be forwarded to the Department of Human Resources.
FMLA Forms: Please click the following link to access all appropriate forms regarding FMLA.