The Maternity/Paternity/Adoption/Parental leave is a paid leave of up to 30 days, associated with the birth of an employee's own child or the placement of a child with the employee in connection with adoption or foster care. This type of absence is not charged against the employee's leave credits, and the amount of paid days received is based on employee category.
Paid Maternity/Paternity/Adoption/Parental leave may run concurrently with any other related leaves for which the employee is eligible. The chart below is a reference that can be used to determine the amount of paid maternity/paternity/adoption leave an employee is entitled to under this program. Please review MOU or policy for actual language.
Paid Maternity, Paternity, Adoption and Parental Leave Grid
Effective Date of Coverage
Represented and nonrepresented employees deemed eligible for Maternity/Paternity/ Adoption Leave are covered by this benefit from the date of hire.
For newly hired employees that need to utilize such leave during the probationary period, may have the probationary period extended upon return from the leave. Please refer to the appropriate Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).