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Unpaid Personal Leaves

    Title:

    Unpaid Personal Leaves

    Publication date:

    4/2/2015

    Effective date:

    1/2009

    BRIEF

    Policy Summary

    This policy provides Unpaid Personal Leave to eligible Berkeley Lab employees for personal reasons.

    Who Should Read This Policy

    Career employees are eligible for Unpaid Personal Leave. This policy applies to non-represented employees. Represented employees should consult their collective bargaining agreement.

    All other employee classifications are ineligible for this leave.

    To Read the Full Policy, Go To:

    The POLICY tab on this wiki page

    Contact Information

    For more information, contact your division's Human Resources Center.

    Feedback on HR policies or procedures is welcomed. Send comments to hrpolicies@lbl.gov.

    Title:

    Unpaid Personal Leaves

    Publication date:

    4/2/2015

    Effective date:

    1/2009

    POLICY

    A. Purpose

    This policy provides Unpaid Personal Leave to eligible Berkeley Lab employees for personal reasons.

    B. Persons Affected

    Career employees are eligible for Unpaid Personal Leave. This policy applies to non-represented employees. Represented employees should consult their collective bargaining agreement.

    All other employee classifications are ineligible for this leave.

    C. Exceptions

    Request for exceptions that exceed what is allowed under current policy or that are not expressly addressed by current policy are considered exceptions to policy. A request for an exception to policy requires, at minimum, approval by the Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO). Depending on the circumstances, some exceptions may require University of California Office of the President (UCOP) and/or Department of Energy (DOE) approval.

    D. Policy Statement

    A career employee may be granted a leave without pay for personal reasons such as education that will directly increase job effectiveness. In granting such a leave, the department or division head will consider the best interests of the Laboratory. The employee will be reinstated to the same or, at the department's or division's discretion, a similar position in the same department as long as the employee returns to work immediately following the end of the leave. If the employee would have been laid off had he or she remained on pay status during the leave period, the provisions of the Reduction in Force policy will apply.

    E. Roles and Responsibilities

    Managers, supervisors, and employees have the responsibility to adhere to the provisions of this policy.

    F. Definitions/Acronyms

    None

    G. Recordkeeping Requirements

    None

    H. Implementing Documents

    None

    I. Contact Information

    For more information, contact your division's Human Resources Center.

    Feedback on HR policies or procedures is welcomed. Send comments to hrpolicies@lbl.gov.

    J. Revision History

    Date

    Revision

    By whom

    Revision Description

    Section(s) affected

    Change Type

    1/2/2012

    0

    M. Bello

    Rewrite for wiki (brief)

    All

    Minor

    4/2/2015

    1

    L. Westphal

    Rewrite for wiki (policy)

    All

    Minor

    DOCUMENT INFORMATION

    Title:

    Unpaid Personal Leaves

    Document number

    02.07.016.000

    Revision number

    1

    Publication date:

    4/2/2015

    Effective date:

    1/2009

    Next review date:

    4/2/2018

    Policy Area:

    Leaves of Absence

    RPM Section (home)

    Human Resources

    RPM Section (cross-reference)

    none

    Functional Division

    Human Resources

    Prior reference information (optional)

    RPM Section 2.12(H)

    Source Requirements Documents

    • University of California Personnel Policies for Staff Members (PPSM) 2.21, Absence from Work

    Implementing Documents

    None

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