Dean of the Faculty

Faculty Handbook

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V. C. MEDICAL LEAVE

(Source: Faculty Medical Leave Committee Report, March 28, 1995, amended February 8, 2012, to conform with law as agreed to by CAPP and CAT)

CATEGORIES OF FACULTY LEAVES

1. Short term illness/disability

Maximum length: 6 months plus the balance of the academic semester after the faculty member is able to return to work or qualifies for long term disability
Pay status: fully paid
Benefits: full benefits
Legal requirements: must be granted in accordance with the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 and the Oregon Family Leave Act.

2. Long term disability (LTD)

Eligibility: must have been employed for one year and been off work due to disability for 6 months preceding LTD
Maximum length: until able to return to work or age 65, whichever first occurs
Pay status: LTD paid at 60% for full duration
Benefits: retirement contribution only

3. Pregnancy leave

Eligibility: a female faculty member
Maximum length: "reasonable period of time"
Pay status: fully paid
Benefits: full benefits
Legal requirements: must be granted in accordance with the Oregon Pregnancy Leave Law

4. Parental leave (after the birth to bond with their newborns or their newly adopted or newly placed foster children)

Eligibility: any male or female faculty member working more than half time and after 90 days of employment.
Maximum length: 12 weeks
Pay status: 1/2 pay if not teaching; fully paid if teaching at least one class
Benefits: full benefits
Legal requirements: must be granted in accordance with the Oregon Parental Leave Law


5. Family leave (for child, spouse, parent or parent-in-law of employee)

Eligibility: must be employed more than half time and for longer than 6 months.
Maximum length: 12 weeks in any one-year period
Pay status: fully paid
Benefits: full benefits
Legal requirements: must be granted in accordance with the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 and the Oregon Family Leave Act.

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