Upcoming Leave Program Information Session

A new staff leave program was approved in September 2022 that will take effect in January 2024. The new staff leave program will transition from a traditional model with separate buckets for vacation, incidental sick and personal days, to a paid time off (PTO) model. For the first time, the university will offer paid parental and caregiver leave programs, as well as short-term disability. You will not lose accrued balances when we transition to the new leave program.

Representatives from the Office of Human Resources and the leave program implementation team will provide updates on the transition process, how accrued time off will be honored and assist in answering questions. Faculty and staff are invited to attend the upcoming information session taking place at UMKC on Thursday, April 6.

Two opportunities to attend a session are available:

10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Bloch Executive Center, 218, on Volker Campus

1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the School of Dentistry, 209, on Health Sciences Campus.

You can find more details about the upcoming information sessions for your campus community on our Leave Program webpage (umurl.us/ModernizeLeave). On this page, you also can find more information about the new PTO plan and find answers to frequently asked questions.

Information, including a recorded video option, will be accessible on this webpage once all information sessions conclude in April for anyone unable to attend the sessions in person.