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New rules for child care and sick leave during COVID-19

Eligible staff may now use accrued sick leave for child care reasons due to COVID-19 due to a temporary change in UC’s Absence from Work policy.

A new paid family leave benefit will begin next July

Effective July 1, 2021, UC faculty and staff who need time off to care for a seriously ill family member or bond with a new child may be eligible for eight weeks of leave at 70% of their wages.

UC mental health resources to support you

2020 continues to be a tough year for many of us. But, your local assistance program and UC behavioral health benefits are here to support you, along with many well-informed, relevant resources compiled by university experts.

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Unable to use your vacation accruals due to COVID-19?

A newly approved temporary increase will allow employees additional time to take vacation, and make it easier for you to hold onto your accrued leave until you’re ready to use it.

UC benefits programs offer pandemic relief

You have more time to make changes to your UC benefits, and to file claims or appeals.

New permissions around UC retirement plans loans and withdrawals for staff impacted by COVID-19

A recent vote by the UC Board of Regents makes it easier for participants to access funds from their voluntary retirement savings plans.

UCnetwork: Digital library news, parent resources, positive thinking and more

Have you read the May issue of UCnetwork? Get the latest staff news from throughout UC.

UCPath maintenance from May 22-27

Remember to download your W2 or other needed forms before the outage begins.

Need help or health care? Telehealth is available.

If you need medical care while working from home, all UC medical plans offer comprehensive telehealth — and telemental health — services.