See Article 17 of the 6/20/14 ASE/UAW contract for full details on leaves: http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/labor/bargaining-units/bx/docs/bx_2010-2013_17_leaves.pdf.
Subject to the provisions of the ASE union contract, the University will grant an ASE’s reasonable request for bereavement leave due to the death of a family member as defined in Section H. The period of bereavement leave shall be up to three (3) days per occurrence. Salaried (sub 0) ASEs shall be granted up to three (3) days pay for bereavement on those days the employee was previously scheduled to work.
An ASE shall be eligible for a jury duty leave when summoned for required jury duty service. Jury duty leave is leave with pay. Students should be encouraged to defer their jury duty to the summer months, if possible, when classes are not in session so as to not inconvenience the enrolled students. Verification of actual service for jury duty shall be provided by the ASE to the appropriate timekeeper. Pay for jury duty will not continue past the end date of the ASE’s appointment.
Subject to the provisions of the ASE contract, the University will grant a salaried (sub 0) ASE’s reasonable request for long-term leave during the academic year. Whenever possible the leave should be requested at least thirty (30) days in advance. The leaves described below may be combined for a maximum of six (6) weeks of leave during the academic year. The leave cannot be continued beyond the end date of the ASE’s appointment. An ASE receiving paid leave for pregnancy disability, childbirth, related medical condition or for illness or injury from any other source within the University will not be eligible to receive leave.
Paid Leave for Pregnancy Disability, Childbirth and Related Medical Conditions
Other Paid Leave
See also: Extended Leaves
ASEs called to active military service shall be provided leave from their current positions to fulfill their military obligations. Military leave will be paid to the extent required by applicable law.
Under the California Pregnancy Disability Leave Laws, ASEs are entitled to unpaid leave for up to four months per pregnancy and/or reasonable accommodation for pregnancy disability, childbirth, and related medical conditions. Notwithstanding the foregoing, a Pregnancy Disability Leave will not continue beyond the end date of the ASE’s appointment. The University will maintain and pay for health insurance coverage (University-sponsored Student Health Insurance Plans, or other insurance for non-student ASEs, as applicable) for the duration of the leave, not to exceed four months in a 12-month period under the same conditions that coverage would otherwise have been provided by the University if the employee had been in employment continuously for the duration of the leave.
The University will grant an ASE’s reasonable request for leave of absence of appropriate duration due to:
Paid Medical Leave and Family Leave
Subject to the provisions of the ASE union contract, students appointed on salaried (sub 0) ASE titles at 50% for an academic quarter are eligible for no more than two (2) paid sick leave days per quarter. For ASEs who are employed other than 50% FTE, the amount of paid leave will be prorated. (e.g. 25% appointment = one (1) day sick leave). The leave does not accrue from quarter to quarter.
Students appointed as Teaching Assistants, Associates, Readers and Tutors do not accrue formal vacation.
A student appointed on an academic title may be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits for qualified injury or accident. Additional information may be obtained from the Workers’ Compensation program.
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