Grants up to 12 weeks leave in a 12-month period. Employees who are caring for a covered service member are entitled to take a combined total of 26 workweeks of leave during a 12-month period to care for the covered service member and for any other FMLA-qualifying reason.
Leave Granted for one or more of the following reasons:
Birth of son/daughter and care after such birth
Placement of son/daughter for adoption or foster care
Serious health condition of spouse, child or parent of employee
Serious health condition of employee (unable to perform job)
Qualifying exigency of covered active duty or call to covered active military duty of employee’s spouse, son, daughter, or parent; or
Serious illness or injury of covered servicemember who is the spouse, son, daughter, parent, or next of kin.
Employed by State of Texas at least 12 months (this does not need to be consecutive).
Worked at least 1,250 hours during the 12-month period preceding the leave.
Sick and Vacation Leave
Employees must exhaust all sick leave and vacation, accrued compensatory time and accrued administrative leave, if applicable, when taking FMLA.
Paid leave counts against the 12-week FMLA entitlement.
University continues to contribute its share of premium sharing for medical/dental insurance.
30 days or as soon as practical.
Verbal notice is sufficient .
Department may require certification from the health care provider.
For qualifying exigency caused by covered military duty, copy of active duty orders required.