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In any situation, the use of vacation time requires the prior approval of your supervisor. A return from Family Leave is no different.
Yes, this information must be provided by your physician in writing and submitted to your supervisor.
No, however, PERS members can purchase up to three months pension service credit for medical leave. This is done by completing an Application to Purchase Service Credit via MBOS. For more information, visit the FAQ - Purchasing Service Credit.
You do not earn paid time off if you are on unpaid leave during an entire calendar month. You will earn vacation and sick time for any partial month that you received pay from the University which you will be entitled to when you return from the leave.
Yes. Many hospitals assist with the process of obtaining a Social Security number for newborns as a courtesy to the new mother. Once you obtain the Social Security number, please complete a State Health Benefits Program application, adding the information.
Yes, your supervisor will provide you with a Certification of Health Care Provider form to be completed by your physician. This form must be filled out completely and returned directly to your supervisor so that FMLA/NJFLA eligibility may be determined.
Complete a TDI claim form which is available from UHR. Have your physician complete Part B (Medical Certificate), after your baby is born and then forward the form to your Human Resources Department.
University Human Resources-Benefits Enrollment will send you a bill to pay for applicable employee premiums for your medical plan. However, you must inform University Human Resources-Benefits Enrollment at 848-932-3020, if you wish to continue dental.
For the first 3 months of Family Leave you will be required to pay the amount that is normally deducted from your paycheck to University Human Resources-Benefits Enrollment. For coverage to continue after the first 3 months you must pay the monthly premium.
Yes, but only during the period that you are unable to work as certified by your physician.
You are not required to use these days while caring for yourself or your newborn child. However, you may use vacation, AL, and/or PH days to continue to receive income from the university concurrently with any FMLA and NJFLA entitlement. Please keep in mind that while using paid time off, you are ineligible for Temporary Disability Insurance (TDI).
Yes, if you wish to remain home to care for your child after you are able to return to work, you should inform your supervisor that you are requesting to take leave under the Federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the New Jersey Family Leave Act (NJFLA) for child care. If foreseeable, you should do so at least thirty days in advance.
Yes, you must provide your supervisor with the appropriate documentation as requested.
You may be eligible under a variety of conditions. Visit the Family Leave Insurance FAQ page for additional information.
You may be eligible after you have used all of your university sick days and are still considered unable to work as documented by your physician.
Within 30 days of the birth of the child, by completing a State Health Benefits Program Medical Application and the State Health Benefits Program Dental Application. Return the application to the person in your Human Resources department.
Contact University Human Resources Benefits Specialist at 848-932-3990 or an HR Consultant at 848-932-3020.