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    Adoption Leave

    Policy Statement                                                               

    The University is committed to supporting best practice in relation to adoption leave to enable working parents to balance the needs of work and family life. The University recognizes that parents appreciate flexibility in how they provide care for their children and makes provision to support this.

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    Reason for Policy                                                                    

    This policy sets out rights to which employees are entitled, before being eligible for New York State Paid Family Leave or a family leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (employed for at least 12 months and has worked 1,250 hours during the 12-month period prior to the start of a leave period) for the placement of a child.

    Who Is Governed by this Policy                                         

    Non-Union Full-Time Staff (Union should refer to applicable CBA)

    Policy Owner

    Karen Loiacono

    Secondary Contact                                                              

    Joanna Ocampo

    Document History                                                      

    • Last Reviewed Date: January 19, 2018
    • Last Revised Date: January 19, 2018
    • Policy Origination Date: 2005               

    Who Approved This Policy                                                  

    Lisa S. Araujo, Associate Vice President for Human Resources & Labor Relations

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