Human Resources: Policy Revisions on the Web
Minor changes have been made to the following Human Resources policies to update the terminology used and clarify supervisors' responsibilities for provisionally designating Family and Medical Leave. You can access the revised policies via the Human Resources web page at www.hr.upenn.edu.
Human Resources Policy 603: Attendance
Minor changes in the terminology used in the policy were made including:
Section 603.4 of the policy was revised to reflect that sick leave is to be used only in accordance with the University Sick Leave, Short Term Disability and Family and Medical leave policies.
Human Resources Policy 612: Sick Leave
Section 612.3 of the policy was revised to indicate that a supervisor is expected to notify a staff member who has been out on sick leave for more than three (3) consecutive work days, that the University is provisionally designating the use of that sick leave as Family Medical Leave in addition to sick leave. A template of the provisional Family Medical Leave letter is provided as an attachment to this policy.
Human Resources Policy 631: Family and Medical Leave
The policy was revised to indicate that a supervisor is expected to notify a staff member who has requested a Family Medical Leave that the University is provisionally designating the leave as Family Medical Leave. A template of the provisional Family Medical Leave letter is provided as an attachment to this policy.
--Division of Human Resources
Almanac, Vol. 45, No. 10, November 3, 1998