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Leaves

Contact HR Analyst, Alejandra Rodriguez, via email at alejandrarodriguez@peralta.edu for any leaves questions.

Leave of Absence Report (LAR)

LAR Forms:    Archived LARs

2020 LARs & Comp time/Overtime Forms:

o   2020 Admin/Classified LAR 

o   2020 Comp/Overtime Form

o   2020 Faculty/Adjunct LAR

o   2020 Hourly/Student LAR

2021 LARs & Comp time/Overtime Forms:

o   2021 Admin/Classified LAR 

o   2021 Comp/Overtime Form

o   2021 Faculty/Adjunct LAR

o   2021 Hourly/Student LAR

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Information Posters: Click on the English or Spanish PDF to learn about employee rights and qualifying reasons under FMLA leave.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: 

  • Have worked for the employer for at least 12 months;
  • Have at least 1,250 hours of service in the 12 months before taking leave;

STEPS TO REQUEST FMLA:

  1. Complete the Medical Leave Request Form. Employees will receive a Notice of Eligibility from Human Resources that confirms if the leave request is approved. 
  2. Fill-out SECTION 1 of the appropriate FMLA form (employees may complete section 1). A medical health care provider must complete the rest of the form. 
  3. Employees must complete LARs and submit them to their manager. Employees can request Human Resources (HR) to assist or pre-fill the LARs. 

FMLA FORMS:

Certification of Healthcare Provider for a Serious Health Condition

Certification of Military Family Leave

RETURNING FROM FMLA:

Employees who take leave for their own medical reasons are required to submit a medical release note to HR before they can return to work. The medical release note must specify if the employee is released on full or modified activity. 

*HR will provide leave balances and income replacement information about different options.

Coming soon

PREGANCY DISABILITY FOR FULL-TIME EMPLOYEES:

Pregnancy Disability Leave (PDL) Information Poster: Click on the English PDF to learn about employee rights under PDL.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR PDL: 

  • Employees are eligible for up to four months or 17 1/3 weeks of job-protected leave per pregnancy upon hire. Time off will be determined based on the individual employee’s doctor recommendation.
  • Full-time employees may take leave under PDL even if they do not meet the eligibility criteria for FMLA/CFRA.

STEPS TO REQUEST PDL:

  1. Complete the Medical Leave Request Form.
  2. Submit a doctor’s note that provides a recommendation of time off needed.
  3. Complete LARs and submit them to your manager.

RETURNING FROM PDL OR PFL:

Employees are required to submit a medical release note to HR before they can return to work. The medical release note must specify if the employee is released on full or modified activity. 

CA BENEFITS FOR PART-TIME FACULTY:

Part-time faculty may qualify for income replacement benefits through the EDD programs of Disability Insurance (DI) and California Paid Family Leave (PFL).  https://www.edd.ca.gov/disability/pfl_mothers.htm

 CRITERIA FOR DI & PFL: 

Part-time faculty may apply for benefits through EDD (see eligibility requirements).

  • You may be eligible for DI if you are unable to work due to non-work-related illness or injury, pregnancy, or childbirth.
  • You may be eligible for PFL to:
    • Care for a seriously ill family member.
    • Bond with a new child.
    • Participate in a qualifying event because of a family member’s military deployment to a foreign country.
  • Employees may use their PCCD accrued sick leave hours as income replacement during their leave.

STEPS TO REQUEST PDL OR PFL:

  1. Complete the Medical Leave Request Form.
  2. Submit a doctor’s note that provides a recommendation of time off needed.
  3. Employees must complete LARs and submit them to their manager.

RETURNING FROM PDL OR PFL:

Employees are required to submit a medical release note to HR before they can return to work. The medical release note must specify if the employee is released on full or modified activity. 

Visit the VOYA website to start your claim online.

Covid-19 Sick Leave Reporting (PDF)

2021 COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave (PDF)

2021 COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave FAQs (Link)

2021 COVID-19 Eligibility Navigator (Link)

Employees must provide the following information:

  • Employee’s Name
  • Date(s) for which leave is requested
  • Qualifying reason for the leave; and
  • Written statement that the employee is unable to work because of the qualified reason.

Employees must also provide additional information specific to the qualifying reason for leave (find the list of qualifying reasons here), including:

  • If the employee is subject to a quarantine or isolation order, the name of the government entity that issued the order;
  • If the employee has been advised to self-quarantine due to COVID-19 concerns, the name of the health care provider who advised the employee;
  • If the employee is caring for someone else, the employee must provide the name of the government entity that issued the quarantine or isolation order affecting the individual, or the information of the health care provider who advised the individual to self-quarantine; or
  • If the employee is taking care of a child whose school is closed or child care is unavailable due to COVID-19, then the employee must provide the name of the child being cared for, the name of the school, place of care or child care provider that has closed, and a representation that no other suitable person will be caring for the child during the leave.

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