Leave for New Parents

Procedures for Application

  1. The member shall make application for paid and/or unpaid parental leave to the Department Chair at least 3 months prior to the anticipated commencement of the leave.
  2. The Department Chair shall approve the leave and forward the information concerning the leave to the Dean and Vice-President, Academic.
  3. The Dean will normally provide funds for sessional replacements for faculty members on paid parental leave.
  4. Once a SFUFA member has applied for and been granted an unpaid parental leave, she or he will be unable to cancel that leave unless there are exceptional circumstances and the department is able to accommodate cancellation of the leave.

30.13 Tenure-track faculty members who have been on medical or parental leave from the University for four months or longer will be notified by the Office of the Vice-President, Academic that they may request a contract extension and, where applicable, a delay in tenure consideration for one year. 

Resources 

Tools:

Parental Blue Cross - Employee Change Form (To add new family member)

Collective Agreement Article:

Article 47: Leaves of Absence (Leave for New Parents, sections 47.10 to 47.23)

Contact the Faculty Relations Advisor handling inquiries for your Faculty.
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Contacts

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