Family-Related (Parental) Leave Policy
This policy summarizes the benefits and resources available to university employees who face the difficulty of balancing the needs of family with the needs of work during family-related issues such as childbirth, adoption, child care, and caring for ill children, spouses, partners, and parents.
About this Policy
The Office of Human Resources (OHR) is currently reviewing this policy. OHR is consolidating and updating the format of policies to reflect changes in state law that took effect on July 1, 2015. Until this policy has been revised, please refer to the existing policy or policies:
For Academic Staff, Faculty, and/or Limited appointees: UPPP 16.03 UW–Madison Family-Related Leave Policies for Faculty, Academic Staff and Limited Appointees
For University Staff: CPP 16.03 Leave Without Pay Provisions, FMLA, and ADA, CPP 16.01 Leave of Absence Without Pay (Classified Employees)
Note: Where the policy text refers to “Classified Staff,” this reference applies to University Staff. Where the policy text refers to “Unclassified Staff,” this reference applies to Academic Staff, Faculty, and/or Limited appointees.