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The North Carolina Office of State Human Resources (OSHR) allows the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ("University") to develop programs to provide bonuses to recruit or retain employees in hard-to-fill occupations. Bonuses awarded under this policy are to aid the University in recruitment and retention efforts necessary to carry out mission-critical services and initiatives. The purpose of this Policy is to outline the eligibility requirements for such bonuses.
Leave shall be granted to eligible employees for certain periods of service in the uniformed services. No agent or employee of the State shall discriminate against any State employee or applicant for State employment because of their membership, application for membership, performance of service, application for service, or obligation for service in the Uniformed Services.
Leave Without Pay may be granted to an employee for various reasons, including family and medical leave, extended educational purposes, vacation, illness, workers’ compensation, military service, or personal reasons. At the end of the approved leave, the employee is reinstated to his/her prior position, or one of like seniority, status, and pay.
The Federal government expanded the eligible events under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) to include two provisions applicable to military families. The following is a brief summary of these provisions. Additional eligibility requirements may apply.
Family Illness Leave is provided for an employee to care for the employee’s child, parent, or spouse where that child, spouse, or parent has a serious health condition. It is not provided for the employee’s illness.
The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is a federal law that provides eligible employees of covered employers with unpaid, job-protected leave for specified family and medical reasons. The University has enacted a policy to provide a mechanism for employees to access, and the University to administer, the benefits made available through the FMLA (FMLA leave).
An employee may request leave for certain educational courses. Requests for educational leave must be submitted in writing to the supervisor or other designated official in sufficient time to accommodate supervisory review and administrative processing for personnel, payroll, and benefits actions to take place.
The purpose of the educational assistance program is for workforce planning and development. It provides a tool for managers and employees to support academic activities that directly relate to the organization’s identified knowledge, skills, and behaviors (organizational competencies), and which support the mission, vision, and values of the organization.