You may be eligible for a Parental Leave under Civil Service Commission Rules if you are a non-Exclusively Represented Employee (NERE) or your collective bargaining agreement (CBA) if you can provide proof of parentage.
Proof of parentage includes:
- Birth certificate
- Hospital certificate of birth
- Letter from attending physician
- Affidavit of parentage
- Adoption documentation
- Foster care documentation
Non-represented employees (NERE) will also need to have completed 2,080 hours of satisfactory service to be eligible for a Parental Leave.
If you are covered by a collective bargaining agreement you must have completed the number of satisfactory service hours shown below:
- UAW - 1,040 hours
- AFSCME - 2,080 hours*
- MSEA - 2,080 hours*
- MPE/SEIU HSS - 2,080 hours*
- MPE/SEIU S&E - 2,080 hours*
- MPE/SEIU Tech - 2,080 hours*
*and successful completion of your initial probationary period.
For service requirements for leave qualifying under FMLA, see the question "Am I eligible for the entitlements under the Family Medical leave Act (FMLA)?" below.