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POLICY ON TEMPORARY LEAVES WITH PAY FOR FACULTY,
PERSONNEL POLICY, SIUE, II-12

(WC #09-06/07, Approved by the Chancellor effective 5/31/07)

Temporary leaves with pay may be allowed for several reasons, including but not limited to, illness of immediate family members, funeral leaves, and military leaves. Time used as temporary leave with pay shall not exceed two weeks (10 working days) during any fiscal year. Immediate family is defined as the spouse, same sex domestic partner, child, parent, grandparent, brother, sister, and corresponding in-laws of the employees.

In accordance with the definitions appearing below, faculty members may receive permission for absence from regular duties for a period not exceeding two weeks. Approval must be obtained from the immediate supervisor, and provision shall be made for continuation of assigned work during the absence. In the case of faculty members, the dean or director shall notify the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs that leave has been granted.

The following definitions shall apply to requests for temporary leave with pay:

Emergency Leave - ill members of the employee's immediate family;

Funeral Leave - funeral of immediate members of the employee's family;

Military Leave - temporary duty not to exceed two weeks;

Jury Duty - a leave of absence without loss of pay will be granted for time actually spent on jury duty.

A faculty member who is summoned by subpoena to appear in a court action or other state or federal agency hearing or proceeding shall be permitted to be absent without loss of pay and without charge against any leave, provided he/she is not a paid witness. If payment other than travel expense is received for services as a witness, then such absence shall be charged against vacation leave, or the employee may be granted a leave of absence without pay if there is insufficient vacation leave to cover such absence.

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