Human Resources Administrative Practice Manual
Time Away from Work
Sick Leave without Pay
|Official Title||Policy on Sick Leave without Pay|
|Abbreviated Title||Sick Leave without Pay|
|Responsible Office||Human Resources|
The University System of Georgia has established a policy to allow for sick leave without pay for all benefits eligible employees.
Reason for Policy
The University System recognizes the need for employees to have legitimate absences from work. This policy ensures general consistency among institutions of the University System.
Entities Affected By This Policy
All units of the University System of Georgia are covered by this policy.
Who Should Read This Policy
All Human Resources personnel within the University System of Georgia should be aware of this policy.
|Office of Human Resourcesfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Institution Chief Human Resources Officers||See University System HR Officer Listing at http://www.usg.edu/hr/officers/|
Website Address for This Policy
Any employee unable to return to work after exhausting all accumulated sick leave and accrued vacation leave may be granted sick leave without pay for a period not to exceed one (1) year. Furthermore, such approved sick leave shall allow the employee the right to elect to continue his or her group insurance benefits, and the institution will continue its share of the cost for such period. All other benefits are prohibited which otherwise would accrue to the employee.
Each institution shall establish procedures to implement this policy.
The responsibilities each party has in connection with the Policy on are:
|Vice Chancellor for Human Resources, USG||Maintain and revise sick leave policy as appropriate.|
|Institution Chief Human Resources Officers||Each institution shall establish and maintain an adequate control system for recording employee leave.|
Sick Leave with Pay