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4-10 Medical Leave Policy

Human Resources Disability Management 750

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Approved: Board of Supervisors
Authority: Human Resources
Resolution: 24-0130
Revised Date: April 16, 2024

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Table of Contents


  1. Purpose
  2. Policy
    1. Eligibility Requirements for Medcial Leave- Federal Laws
    2. Eligibility Requirements for Medical Leave- State Laws
    3. Additional Medical Leave Provisions
    4. Restoration of Employment & Benefits Following a Leave
    5. Coordination with Other Leave Policies and Provisions
    6. Questions and Policy Compliance
  3. Responsibilities
    1. Department Head/Designees
    2. Individual Department Human Resources 
    3. Central Human Resources 
    4. Employee
  4. Procedures of Use of Medical Leave
    1. Employee Notice
    2. Required Documentation
    3. Leave Approval Authority fo Longer Duration Medical Leave Requests
    4. Cooperating in the Scheduling of Leave
    5. Using Paid Leave During Unpaid FMLA/CFRA/CPDL Leave
    6. Medical Recertification
    7. Reporting Changes to Anticipated Return to Work Date
    8. Return to Work Medical Certification
    9. Paying Employee's Share of Health Insurance Premiums
  5. Definitions

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