Besides contract classified, classified non-union, professional staff, and librarian employment categories, there are a number of other employment categories within the University of Washington (UW), some of which are described below.
Information about leave benefits for these categories can be found through the links provided.
Academic Student Employees are covered by a labor contract. Leave provisions for Academic Student Employees are covered in Article 16 of the contract.
Faculty leave information is maintained by Academic Human Resources.
Residents and fellows are eligible for leave benefits as provided by their residency or fellowship position appointment. For leave information contact:
Office of Graduate Medical Education
UW Medicine – South Lake Union
815 Mercer St., Bldg. C-4
Seattle, WA 98109-4325
A student employee is any UW matriculated student who is registered for at least six (6) credits, who is employed in a student job title at the UW, and who is not considered an "Academic Student Employee."
Student employees are not eligible for any leave or other employee benefits. Student employees are eligible for unpaid pregnancy disability leave as described by Washington State law (WAC 162-30-020) and also may be eligible for certain unpaid leave under the provisions of the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).
Temporary Hourly employees are not eligible for any paid annual leave, sick leave or holidays.
Temporary hourly employees are eligible for unpaid pregnancy disability leave as described by Washington State law (WAC 162-30-020) and also may be eligible for certain unpaid leave under the provisions of the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).
For employment categories listed below, please contact the department’s administrator. Employees in these employment categories may have individual employment contracts or labor agreements with unique leave provisions.
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