Contract

HOA CONTRACT 2018

ARTICLE XIV. UNPAID LEAVE

SECTION D: FAMILY CARE LEAVE

PARAGRAPH 100

100

A House Officer who is unable to work because he/she is needed to care for a seriously ill family member will be granted an unpaid leave of absence for up to twelve (12) weeks every twelve (12) months. The twelve (12) weeks is reduced by any Serious Illness or Child Care leaves of absence taken in the previous twelve (12) months. For this purpose, "family member" is defined as the House Officer's spouse or domestic partner with whom the House Officer shares living accommodations and expenses; and, without regard to their place of residence, the child, sibling, parent, grandparent, or other related individual whose care is the responsibility of the House Officer, spouse or domestic partner.