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8.7.6 Benefits during Leaves

Approved by Administration, Consultation: Academic Council; Revised June 2007

FMLA/CFRA/PDL Leave and/or Paid Leaves: The University continues all benefits while a faculty member is on paid leave and/or FMLA/CFRA/PDL Leave.

Unpaid Development Leave: The University shall continue to pay for employee benefits, limited to Health and Welfare Benefits, when a faculty member is on unpaid development leave. The Provost may also require a commitment for the faculty member to provide a year of service upon return from a period of unpaid leave. Failure to provide a year of service, if required, shall result in the faculty member being required to repay to the University the cost of carrying the benefits during the period of leave. The amount may be deducted from any salary due the faculty member unless satisfactory arrangements for repayment are made at the time of resignation. The amount to be paid by the University shall be limited to the amount currently contributed to an active faculty member for the designated benefits.

Unpaid Personal Leave - Faculty member is not eligible for University benefits during this unpaid leave. They may continue benefits for a period of up to 18 months (COBRA continuation). Arrangements can be made through DHR. Eligibility for benefits resumes after return from leave.