Maternity Leave Without Pay (a) An employee who becomes pregnant shall, upon request, be granted maternity leave without pay for a period beginning before, on or after the termination date of pregnancy and ending not later than eighteen (18) weeks after the termination date of pregnancy.
Maternity Leave Allowance (a) An employee who qualifies for maternity leave pursuant to Clause 26.01, shall be paid a maternity leave allowance in accordance with the Supplemental Unemployment Benefit (SUB) Plan, as set out in Letter of Understanding #1. In order to receive this allowance, the employee must provide to the Employer proof that the employee has applied for and is eligible to receive employment insurance benefits pursuant to the Employment Insurance Act. An employee disentitled or disqualified from receiving employment insurance benefits is not eligible for maternity leave allowance.
Maternity Leave Bargaining unit employees are eligible for a leave of absence for the condition of pregnancy, delivery and recovery there from, upon request of the employee and verification by the employee's doctor that such leave is medically necessary. During the period of disability, an employee on approved maternity leave shall have access to unused sick leave accruals. In the event sick leave accruals are exhausted, the employee may use other available leave accruals prior to being placed on leave without pay. Request for maternity leave must be accompanied by a statement from the employee's doctor indicating the projected date of delivery and the period of expected disability. Such request should be submitted to the appropriate department head at least six (6) weeks prior to the start of the expected disability period, unless the doctor certifies the existence of extenuating circumstances. In this event, the notice given should be the maximum possible under the circumstances. The employee may remain on the job as long as health permits. Maternity leave will terminate on the date the doctor certifies the employee can return to work unless the employee is approved for an extended leave of absence. Failure to return to work upon termination of maternity or extended leave shall be regarded as a resignation. An employee may request an extended leave without pay beyond the period of disability to allow for post-natal child care, etc. Approval of such requests shall be subject to the operational needs of the department and shall conform to the provisions of Article 12 (Unpaid Leaves of Absence).
MATERNITY LEAVE OF ABSENCE A Maternity Leave of Absence will be granted, subject to the following:
Paternity Leave 26.10.1 An employee will provide to the employer at least ten weeks prior to each proposed period of paternity leave, with:
Maternity Allowance (a) An employee who has been granted maternity leave without pay shall be paid a maternity allowance in accordance with the terms of the Supplemental Unemployment Benefit (SUB) Plan described in paragraph (c) to (i), provided that she:
Maternity/Paternity Leave Solely for purposes of determining whether the Employee incurs a Break in Service under any provision of this Plan, the Advisory Committee must credit Hours of Service during an Employee's unpaid absence period due to maternity or paternity leave. The Advisory Committee considers an Employee on maternity or paternity leave if the Employee's absence is due to the Employee's pregnancy, the birth of the Employee's child, the placement with the Employee of an adopted child, or the care of the Employee's child immediately following the child's birth or placement. The Advisory Committee credits Hours of Service under this paragraph on the basis of the number of Hours of Service the Employee would receive if he were paid during the absence period or, if the Advisory Committee cannot determine the number of Hours of Service the Employee would receive, on the basis of 8 hours per day during the absence period. The Advisory Committee will credit only the number (not exceeding 501) of Hours of Service necessary to prevent an Employee's Break in Service. The Advisory Committee credits all Hours of Service described in this paragraph to the computation period in which the absence period begins or, if the Employee does not need these Hours of Service to prevent a Break in Service in the computation period in which his absence period begins, the Advisory Committee credits these Hours of Service to the immediately following computation period.
Parental Leave Allowance (a) An employee who qualifies for parental leave pursuant to Clause 21.2, shall be paid a parental leave allowance in accordance with the Supplemental Employment Benefit (SEB) Plan. In order to receive this allowance, the employee must provide to the Employer proof of application and eligibility to receive employment insurance benefits pursuant to the Employment Insurance Act. An employee disentitled or disqualified from receiving employment insurance benefits is not eligible for parental leave allowance.
Maternity Disability Leave 22.214.171.124 This leave commences with the onset of disablement due to pregnancy. The employee may claim sick leave pay and/or extended disability pay for no more than that limited period of time when the employee’s physician certified in writing on the form provided by the District that she was actually physically disabled from performing her duties because of pregnancy, miscarriage, childbirth, or recovery there from.
Personal Leave Without Pay Leave of absence without pay may be granted by the College for legitimate personal reasons.