Paid Parental Leave
The new Paid Parental Leave benefit is available to eligible employees for qualifying events, including birth of a child, adoption, foster care or other legal placement of a child. Eligible employees who give birth will receive eight weeks of paid leave to recover from birth and to bond with and care for the child. Other eligible employees will receive four weeks of paid leave to bond with and care for the child. Paid Parental Leave will be paid at 100 percent of the eligible employee’s regular pay.
Paid Parental Leave may be requested by filling out the Leave Request Form for Faculty & Staff.
Frequently Asked Questions
FAQs - Paid Parental Leave (revised 12/17/2019)
- UNC System Paid Parental Leave Policy
- Regulation on Paid Parental Leave for EHRA Employees
- Information regarding legal rights for Pregnant Workers under Federal Law is available through the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission