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Employee Leave Information

Monthly-paid University of Washington (UW) employees are eligible for various types of leave. These pages describe the types of leave for which employees are eligible, and how leave may be used. Leave benefits may differ for each employment program. View the leave pages in your employment program:

The Glossary of Terms provides definitions for terms that often need additional clarification.

If you use the Online Work/Leave System (OWLS) for timekeeping, the OWLS webpage has information about the system and how it is used, including the OWLS manual and resources for getting questions answered.

Working Through Flu Season
Learn answers to common questions and concerns about this year’s flu season in UWHR’s Guide for Staff during Flu Season.