Pregnancy / Maternity / Paternity leaves

There have been some changes to the Maternity/Paternity leaves since 1/1/2017.

Materniey and Paternity Leave explainer

There are three types of leaves:
1. Pregnancy Disability Leave
a. for delivery of child, note from doctor, generally 6 or 8 weeks depending on delivery
b. exhaust sick leave, then can use Excessive Sick Leave (up to 100 days, paid at 50%, health care covered at your current rate)

2. Maternity/Paternity Leave
a. 12 weeks
b. exahust sick leave, then can use Excessive sick Leave (up to 100 days, paid at 50%, health care covered at current rate)

3. Child Rearing Leave
Up to 12 months of leave. Unpaid.

What is the Excessive Sick Leave?
A bank of 100 days for sick leave, paid at 50% of your rate, and continues your paid sick leave at your current level rate.

What about the Catastrophic Sick Leave Bank?
This can’t be used to pregnancy nor maternity nor maternity. ¬†This bank was set up by VUEA, and pregnancy was exlcuded because it depleted a previous version of the bank.

The page explains these in a nutshell, but Sherry Manley in HR at the district office can help explain this further: sherry.manley@venturausd.org