For temporary disability related to pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions.
HSCP Benefit: 12 weeks of paid childbearing leave at Pre-incentive Salary (X, X’ + Y, and Negotiated Z). If the period of temporary disability related to pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions lasts less than 12 weeks, the remaining period of paid childbearing leave (for a leave in progress), may be used for bonding, up to the maximum period of 12 weeks.
Eligibility and leave options may vary for each individual. For precise leave options, please have your physician complete the “HCP-Pregnancy Disability” form and submit the completed form to ARC.
Twelve weeks to bond with your newborn, adopted child or foster child. The child may be the appointee’s biological or adopted child or that of a spouse or domestic partner.
HSCP Benefit: Non-birth parent will be granted 12 weeks to be taken in two six-week blocks of continuous full-time or fixed part-time leave. The first six-week block will be paid at Pre-incentive Salary (X, X’, Y, Negotiated Z). The second six-week block will be paid at Base Salary (X, X’). Paid leave blocks should be used consecutively and must be used within 12 months of the birth, adoption or placement of a child.
Birth Parent: See childbearing section above. If leave is not taken as indicated in that section, you may use available Pay for Family Care and Bonding (PFCB) at Base Salary (X,X’), or vacation time as allowed by policy. The ARC LOA team will identify all of your applicable options upon receipt of the completed “HCP-Pregnancy Disability” form.
Care of Family Member with Serious Illness
To care for a family member with a serious health condition.
UCSD Benefit: PFCB benefit which will pay up to 8 weeks at Base Salary (X,X’). Applicable to FMLA eligible employees only.
Eligible Relationships: A child of any age, spouse, domestic partner, parent, grandparent, grandchild, or sibling with a serious health condition. “Child” means a biological, adopted, or foster child, a stepchild, a legal ward, or a child of an employee or the employee’s domestic partner, or a person to whom the employee stands in loco parentis. “Parent” includes a biological, foster, or adoptive parent, a parent-in-law, a stepparent, a legal guardian, or other person who stood in loco parentis to the employee when the employee was a child.
For precise leave options and eligibility confirmation, please have your family member’s physician complete the “HCP-Family Members Serious Health Condition” form and submit the completed form to ARC.
Active Service-Modified Duties
Active Service-Modified Duties (ASMD) is NOT considered a type of leave but a modification of normal duties due to substantial responsibility for the care of a newborn, adopted, or foster child under 5 years of age. ASMD normally occurs from 3 months prior to the 12 months following the birth or placement of the child. The possible duration of time is up to 2 quarters of ASMD and childbearing leave for the birth mother for each birth and 1 quarter for all others for each event, birth or placement.
Family and Medical Leave
Family and Medical Leaves under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) are available for all eligible faculty or academics, which entitles them to take an unpaid leave or to substitute accrued paid leave for up to 12 weeks per calendar year. This type of leave can be taken for the following reasons:
- the appointee’s own serious health condition
- to care for the appointee’s child, parent, spouse, or domestic partner with a serious health condition
- to care for the appointee’s newborn child or a child newly placed with the appointee for adoption or foster care.