Eligibility:

Article 9.4.2.5   Upon written request, a faculty member shall be entitled to a leave of absence without pay of up to twelve (12) consecutive months in addition to statutory requirements. Statutory requirements are as follows:

  • birth mothers 52 weeks: immediately after the end of the leave taken under the pregnancy and parental leave provisions unless the College and the faculty member agree otherwise.
  • birth fathers 37 weeks: after the child’s birth and within fifty-two (52) weeks of the birth.
  • adopting parents 37 weeks: within fifty-two (52) weeks after the child is placed with the parent.

The following table lists your entitlements and benefits during the period of your leave:

Entitlements

Salary

Unpaid

Vacation

Does not accrue

Sick Leave

Does not accrue

Increment

Delayed

Seniority

Continues to accumulate

Continuation of Benefits* (please see the note below) If you wish to continue benefits, all benefits are mandatory to elect.

Contract Type

Term

Regular / Continuing

Workload

Less than ½ Time

½ Time or More

Less than ½ Time

½ Time or More

Extended Health

Employee paid 

College paid

Dental

Not Eligible

**College paid

Employee paid

College paid

Group Life Insurance, AD&D

Not Eligible

**Employee paid

Not Eligible

Employee paid

Short-Term Disability (STD)

Not Eligible

**Employee paid

Not Eligible

Employee paid

Long-Term Disability (LTD)

Not Eligible

**Employee paid 

Not Eligible

Employee paid

College Pension Plan

Pension contributions do not continue for the duration of this leave. Employees wishing to purchase service will be responsible for both the employer and employee contributions. Service may be purchased within 5 years of the end of the leave period or within 30 days of terminating employment, whichever is earlier.

Parking Pass

To cancel your parking pass, please log in to your Workday account and update your parking election. Please click here for instructions available on our Workday Training site. Your parking pass will be deactivated at the end of the month.

*Note: Continuation of benefit coverage and premiums are subject to the terms and conditions of the contract with the plan sponsor (i.e. Pacific Blue Cross, Sun Life) and are subject to change.

**Note: Only Term Instructors who have completed 12 months of continuous service at ½ time or more are eligible for this benefit.