Human Resources Guidelines

HRG03 Charging Sick Leave for an Absence for an Employee who Reports He/She is Emotionally Ill

Policy Status: 

Active

Policy Steward: 

Vice President for Human Resources

 

GUIDELINE'S INITIAL DATE: May 20, 1969
THIS VERSION EFFECTIVE: January 11, 1985

Content:

PURPOSE:

To determine how to charge an employee who is unable to work because of an emotional problem.

PROVISIONS FOR CHARGING TIME AS SICK LEAVE:

If an employee reports that he or she is suffering emotional upset so great as to cause absence from work, that employee will be permitted to charge the time missed from work as sick leave provided:

  • The employee was under a physician's care and,
  • The employee presents a certificate from the physician verifying that the employee was unable to work because of the emotional upset.

Retitled "Human Resources Guideline"