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Law School Faculty – Leave Type: Paternity/Parental Leave

Job Protection and Benefit Continuation

Federal FMLA

  • Eligible after one year of employment and after working 1,250 hours or more in previous 12-months
  • Up to 12 weeks of leave during 12-month FMLA period
  • Leave must begin immediately and may not be taken intermittently or on a reduced schedule
  • Continued eligibility for state contributions toward health insurance (directly billed as needed)

CT State Statute 5-248a

  • Eligible as a permanent employee as defined in CT State Statute 5-196(20)
  • Up to 24 weeks of unpaid leave within a two-year period¬† (leave must be for more than 5 days)
  • Leave must begin immediately and may not be taken intermittently or on a reduced schedule
  • Continued eligibility for state contributions toward health insurance (directly billed as needed)

Note:  Leaves for employees with end date positions will not be extended beyond the end date.

How the Leave is Paid

Parental leaves are unpaid.

Forms

Employee Request
Intent to Return to Work

 

Policy References

Understanding Family and Medical Leave (A primer for Connecticut State Employees)
Federal Family and Medical Leave Act
Federal Family and Medical Leave Act in Spanish
U.S. Dept. of Labor Employee’s Guide to FMLA
Connecticut Statute
C.G.S. 5-248a
C.G.S. 5-196(20)
Statewide Family and Medical Leave Policy
University Policy Benefits for Managerial and Confidential Exempt and Non-Represented Faculty

 

Human Resources Contact

Suzanne Rogoz
Telephone: (860) 486-0398
Fax: (860) 486-0406