Employee Leave

  • How to Apply for a Leave of Absence 

    1. Print and complete the Request for Leave of Absence(4 pgs)
    2. Print and forward the appropriate doctor's certification to your physician (or family member's physician) for completion
      • WH-380 E for your own serious health condition, or
      • WH-380 F for an immediate family member's serious health condition
    3. Please contact your Payroll Specialist to discuss your available leave and how it will be applied during your leave of absence
    4. Please review your Employee Rights and Responsibilities under the Family and Medical Leave Act Employee Rights-FMLA (Spanish)
    5. Submit your leave application and supporting documents to your HR Benefits Coordinator

    Important
    : Your doctor's certification must be forwarded to Human Resources within 15 calendar days of submitting your leave application. Your leave application must be fully completed and signed by both you and your supervisor before the request is reviewed. You will not receive any follow-up communication for incomplete or missing paperwork. Incomplete applications are unable to be processed.

    How to Apply to Extend Your Leave of Absence 

    1. Print and complete the Request for Leave Extension Application
    2. You must provide a new doctor's note certifying your extension
    3. Submit your leave application and supporting documents to your HR Benefits Coordinator

    Types of Leave 

    For more details regarding the types of leave Human Resources administers, please see the following excerpts from the Benefits and Employment Policy Manual.

    For a summary of this information, visit our benefits webpage.

    Leave policies will be in accordance with North Carolina Public Schools' Employee Benefits, State Board of Education, and NC Retirement Systems Division.