A leave of absence may be paid, unpaid, or a combination of paid and unpaid, depending on the circumstances and as specified by University policy.

 

FMLA Leave and Pay

FMLA leaves are unpaid, however full-time benefit-eligible employee may be eligible to receive compensation during an approved leave…   

To apply for short-term disability income benefits, employees must complete the Short-Term Disability Claim Form # 3015. 

 

Application of Accumulated Paid Leave Time During Leave (Staff and Non-Academic Administrative Employees Only)

Staff and Non-Academic Administrative employees may or may not be required to exhaust available leave time during an approved leave of absence, which depends on the type of leave as specified below:

  • Medical Leave: Employees are required to exhaust any available sick leave time and may elect to use any vacation or personal time during a medical leave before short-term disability income benefits are applied. 
  • Family Leave: Employee are required to exhaust any available sick leave time and may elect to use any vacation or personal time for absence due to illness or injury of an eligible family member who resides in the employee's household. 
  • Military Family Leave: Employee are required to exhaust any available sick leave time and may elect to use any vacation or personal time for absence due to illness or injury of an eligible family member. 
  • Personal Leave: With the supervisor's approval, employees may use any available sick leave, vacation or personal leave time as part of the approved period of leave. 

This decision to use vacation or personal time must be made before any leave begins.

An employee on leave will not receive leave allocations. However, the leave time allocation will be prorated and applied upon return from an unpaid leave.

To request to use any accumulated leave time, Staff and Non-Academic Administrative employees must complete the Staff/Non-Academic Administrative Leave Time Usage Request Form # 3111

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Non-FMLA Leave and Pay

Non-FMLA leave may be paid, unpaid, or a combination of paid and unpaid, depending on the circumstances and as specified by University policy.  Contact the Office of Human Resources for more information.

 

Leaves of Absence Applicable to Faculty Only and Pay

 

Sabbatical Leave

The faculty member will receive full salary for a one-semester sabbatical and one-half of the annual salary for a two-semester sabbatical, with full continuation of all employee benefits.

 

Leaves of Absence Without Pay

The faculty member will not receive pay during leave of absence without pay.

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Questions? Email benefits@ltu.edu 


Limitations
Lawrence Tech in its sole discretion may modify, amend, or terminate the benefits provided with respect to any individual receiving benefits, including active employees, retirees, and their dependents. Although the university has elected to provide these benefits this year, no individual has a vested right to any of the benefits provided. Nothing in these materials gives any individual the right to continued benefits beyond the time the university modifies, amends, or terminates the benefit. Anyone seeking or accepting any of the benefits provided will be deemed to have accepted the terms of the benefits programs and the university's right to modify, amend or terminate them.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the benefits information in this site. However, if any provision on the benefits plans is unclear or ambiguous, the Office of Human Resources reserves the right to interpret the plan and resolve the problem. If any inconsistency exists between this site and the written plans or contracts, the actual provisions of each benefit plan will govern. Lawrence Tech in its sole discretion may modify, amend, or terminate the benefits provided with respect to any individual receiving benefits, including active employees, retirees, and their dependents.