UW-Extension Cooperative Extension
Under the catastrophic leave program, university employees may voluntarily donate unused vacation, banked sabbatical, leave banked in an Annual Leave Reserve Account (ALRA), personal holidays or legal holidays to colleagues within their employment group who have been granted unpaid leaves of absence due to a catastrophic need. Leave may not be exchanged between classified and unclassified employees of the University.
Catastrophic need is defined as an illness or injury that incapacitates the employee or his/her immediate family member and that requires the employee to take time off from work for an extended period of time.
For a catastrophic leave summary for your employment group, select one of the following:
Eligible Unclassified Recipients must satisfy the following conditions:
Some of this information was taken from the University of Wisconsin System - Human Resources and Workforce Diversity Office and UW-Extension Payroll and Benefits.