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UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM ADMINISTRATIVE MEMORANDUM
 

Summary: UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON SYSTEM
ADMINISTRATIVE MEMORANDUM
SECTION: Human Resources NUMBER: 02.D.06
AREA: Leave Entitlement
SUBJECT: Family and Medical Leave
August 5, 1993; Revised May 31, 2009 Page 1 of 10
1. PURPOSE
The University of Houston System provides leave benefits to eligible employees in
accordance with the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, as amended, and related
U.S. Department of Labor regulations and the General Provisions of the state General
Appropriations Act. Component university human resources departments are responsible
for implementing and administering procedures in accordance with these laws.
2. POLICY
2.1. The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, as amended (FMLA) allows
"eligible employees" to take job-protected leave for up to a total of 12 workweeks
in a "year" because of the birth of a child and to care for the newborn child,
because of the placement of a child with the employee for adoption or foster care,
because the employee is needed to care for a family member (child, spouse, or
parent) with a "serious health condition," because the employee's own "serious
health condition" makes the employee unable to perform the functions of his or

  

Source: Azevedo, Ricardo - Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Houston

 

Collections: Biology and Medicine; Environmental Sciences and Ecology