Leaves & Time Off

Your rights under FMLA, CFRA, and PDL

Your Rights and Obligations Under the Federal Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA), the California Family Rights Act (CFRA), and the California Pregnancy Disability Leave Act (PDL)

Introduction

Pregnancy Disability Leave

The California Fair Employment and Housing Act provides up to four months (88 work days) leave during the time a woman is actually disabled and unable to perform her job due to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.

Upon the documented advice of her health care provider, a pregnant employee may request temporary reassignment to a less strenuous or hazardous position. If the employer can reasonably accommodate such a request, it must be granted.

Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

The list of links on this page will help you navigate federal and state Family and Medical Leaves (FMLA) as they are applied at the University of California, Berkeley.

Multi-Location Appointments for Staff: Procedures

Definition

A multi-location appointment (MLA) occurs when an employee is employed by two or more UC campus locations simultaneously.¹  For additional guidance, see the UC Accounting Manual.

The campus where the employee holds his/her primary employment is the HOME location.

The campus that employs the employee on an additional basis is the HOST location.  

Catastrophic Leave-Sharing Program Checklists

Donor’s Department

Once a written request has been submitted by a prospective donor, the donor’s department should:

Your Rights and Obligations Under the California Pregnancy Disability Leave Act (PDL)

Pregnancy Disability Leave (PDL)

It is the policy of the University of California to provide Pregnancy Disability Leave to eligible employees in accordance with the California Pregnancy Disability Act (PDL). This notice is an overview of your rights and obligations under PDL. If you are eligible, and the leave you have requested pursuant to University policy or union contract qualifies as PDL, you will receive up to 4 months or 88 working days.

Military Leave

Information on military leave:

FMLA: Guidelines, Forms, and Sample Letters

This page provides FMLA Information for HR Administrators.

Please visit UCnet to find the following information and documents related to Family and Medical Leave resources, university policies, and contract provisions:

Supplemental Family and Medical Leave

A regular status employee who has exhausted all Family and Medical Leave is eligible for Supplemental Family and Medical Leave for up to an additional twelve (12) workweeks or until the end of the calendar year, whichever is less, if the need for a Family and Medical Leave that is in progress continues beyond twelve (12) workweeks.

However, the aggregate absence from work for Pregnancy Disability Leave, Family and Medical Leave, and Supplemental Family and Medical Leave may not exceed seven (7) months during the calendar year, except as may be required by law.