Course # W000PL
This course is intended to help Human Resources Representatives understand the basic concepts, policies, and best practices with regard to leave to prepare for a child entering the home and when the child enters the home, either by birth, adoption, or foster care placement. Supervisors and employees may also find it helpful in planning for leave related to a child entering the home.
- Prenatal care and medically related disability/recovery for the birth mother
- The Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) specific to parental leave
- Type of pay available during a mother, father, registered domestic partner, or spouse’s leave including;
Sick Leave, Vacation, Family Caregiving Leave (FCGL) for the father, registered domestic partner, spouse, and
Catastrophic (Cat) Leave for the mother.
- Continuous and intermittent leave for mother, father, registered domestic partner, or spouse
- Leave options when both parents (individually and combined) are employees of the University
- University policies and best practices concerning leave
Objectives: (At the end of this course participants will be able to)
- Understand the leave available for parents when a child enters the home
- Know when to request medical documentation
- Apply the proper pay status to leave taken by the mother, father, registered domestic partner and spouse prior to birth, adoption, foster care placement and to leave following a child’s entry to the home
- Understand the application of FMLA to leave prior to the birth, adoption, faster care placement and or leave following a child’s entry to the home
- Apply FMLA Shared Bonding Leave when both parents are University employees
Participants: (audience course is designer for)
Staff with responsibilities relating to leave and employees planning for a child entering the home.