UM System Updates – Organ & Bone Marrow Donor Leave

On Thursday, November 21, you should have received an e-mail from President Choi in regard to a new CRR: Organ and Bone Marrow Donor Leave.

This policy authorizes paid time off for eligible employees who are organ or bone marrow donors, up to specified limits. Such leave is considered paid leave and is not charged to accrued vacation, sick or personal days. Eligible employees include benefit-eligible faculty and staff. All requests are subject to approval by the appropriate university, MU Health or UM System Human Resources office. Donations covered under this policy include solid organ and bone marrow donation, upon approved application.

Eligibility
The following positions are eligible for organ and bone marrow donor leave, regardless of the funding source of their salaries:

Staff – Regular employees as defined in Section 320.050 of the Collected Rules and Regulations who have completed at least one year of continuous benefit-eligible employment immediately before the leave; and

Academic – Academic staff with fully benefit eligible academic appointments as defined in Section 320.050 of the Collected Rules and Regulations who have completed at least one year of continuous benefit-eligible employment immediately before the leave.

Approval
All Organ and Bone Marrow Donor Leave requests are subject to approval by the appropriate university, MU Health or UM System Human Resources office.

Please call or email your HR Consultant or Mallorie Nelson, Total Rewards Generalist, if you have questions.