Under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), eligible UC employees may be able to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave for:
- Incapacity due to:
- Pregnancy, prenatal medical care, or childbirth
- A serious health condition
- The serious health condition of a son or daughter, spouse, domestic partner (same-sex or opposite-sex), or parent
- Bonding with a newborn, adopted or foster-care child in accordance with state and federal law in effect at the time of the leave
FMLA also provides Military Family Leave to eligible employees with a spouse, son or daughter, or parent on active duty or called to active duty.
To find out whether you're eligible for Family and Medical Leave, contact Employee Relations, Policy Development and Work/Life, (858) 534-4115.
Note: Federal regulations prohibit denying leave because an employee did not use the forms provided on this page.
Additional resources available to assist employees: