Article 10 – Compassionate Leave Program

Employees covered under this Agreement shall be permitted to participate in Rutgers’ compassionate leave program, a donated leave bank for catastrophic illnesses, pursuant to the terms and conditions set forth in the University Human

Resources Compassionate Leave Program, as may be amended unilaterally from time to time by the university.

The university shall provide the URA-AFT with an annual statement of donation and usage transactions related to the donated leave bank. The statement will include the following university-wide data: number of people donating accrued time; number of days donated; number of people requesting leave; number of requests granted. Determinations regarding the granting or denial of compassionate leave shall be at the sole discretion of the Senior Vice President for Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness.

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