Parental Leave

Policy number: 
05.061
Policy description: 

University faculty and staff with less than a total of 12 months of state service or who have worked less than 1,250 hours in the 12-month period immediately preceding the commencement of leave are entitled to a parental leave of absence, not to exceed twelve weeks, for the birth of a natural child or the adoption or foster care placement of a child under three years of age. The employee must utilize all available applicable paid vacation and sick leave while taking parental leave. The leave is limited to and begins with the date of, the birth of a natural child or the adoption or foster care placement of a child under three years of age.

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Policy owner: VP for Finance and Administration
Policy contact: 
Katy Mcdaniel
Acting Director, Human Resources, UNT
UNT System Human Resources
Applies to: 
Faculty, Staff
Date Issued: 
Thursday, July 7, 2016
Cross-References: 

Last updated: 

Date: 
2011-05-01
Action: 
Format Only
Date: 
2005-11-01
Action: 
Review without revision
Date: 
2001-09-01
Action: 
Review without revision
Date: 
1997-08-01
Action: 
Revision
Date: 
1995-08-01
Action: 
Revision