**This program officially expired December 31, 2020. Should the program be offered in 2021, information below will be updated.**
In an effort to assist effected employees, the CSU will be providing up to 256 hours of paid administrative leave (prorated based on the percent of the appointment), in accordance with the new systemwide policy, Temporary Paid Administrative Leave Provisions during the Coronavirus Pandemic (CPAL), effective March 23 through December 31, 2020, for California State University employees who are unable to work due to COVID-19 related reasons.
Under the new provisions, all benefits-eligible employees and student assistants (hereinafter "employee") will be eligible for the one-time allotment that can only be used due to COVID-19 related absences, subject to the following conditions:
This paid administrative leave is only for employees who are unable to work, on campus or remotely, for the following purposes:
To request paid administrative leave under this policy, complete the Administrative Leave Request Form. Your supervisor/Dean will review and submit the completed request to Melanie Hobbs in the Office of Human Resources. Please contact Melanie Hobbs via email at email@example.com with any questions you may have regarding this new policy or form.
Nothing in these provisions shall be construed in any way as to diminish the rights or benefits that our employees are entitled to under any federal, state or local law, collective bargaining agreement, or any other existing CSU policy.
As a reminder, temporary paid administrative leave is also available through the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).
As a reminder, if you are feeling overwhelmed or anxious due to the current COVID-19 situation, please contact our Employee Assistance Program LifeMatters at 800-367-7474 or www.mylifematters.com (password: cougars).