Faculty Catastrophic Leave Donations

UNI grants paid leave benefits to eligible employee groups.
Faculty earn sick leave at the beginning of each semester and
two personal holidays in addition to nine University recognized holidays.
An unpaid leave of absence may be available depending on the employee’s individual situation; examples include Family Medical Leave and Military Leave.
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Catastrophic Leave Recipient Information and Physician Statement (PDF)
 



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Vacation time may be donated to eligible employees who are suffering from a catastrophic illness and have exhausted all vacation and sick leave.

Catastrophic illness or injury means an illness and injury resulting in a medical condition for which a physician has certified that the condition is likely to result in a loss of 30 or more work days.

Leave shall be donated in increments of one hour or more on a pay period basis.
 


Description of Catastrophic Leave Donations for Faculty

Vacation time or compensatory time may be donated to the sick leave account of an eligible employee at UNI who is suffering from a catastrophic illness and has exhausted all vacation and sick leave. Faculty are unable to donate as they do not accrue vacation.

Catastrophic illness or injury means an illness and injury resulting in a medical condition for which a physician has certified that the condition is likely to result in a loss of 30 or more work days.

Leave shall be donated in increments of one hour or more on a pay period basis. The total amount of donations received by one employee each pay period cannot exceed the employee's regularly scheduled hours of work for that pay period.

Total leave donations received by an employee may not exceed the amount necessary to cover the 90 working day, Long Term Disability waiting period.

Leave donations that are credited for use as sick leave will not be included in vacation payouts and will be forfeited in the event of the employee's termination from employment or death.






































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Date Updated: July 15, 2011