A GSU member reached out to staff representative Donna Driediger with questions about using serious illness leave to tend to a family member, and if same would be charged against their earned sick leave credits.
Donna stated that in this member’s situation the collective agreement was clear that serious illness leave was separate the member’s sick leave credits would not used for the required leave.
Do you have questions about serious illness leave or using your earned sick leave credits?
If you need advice about your sick leave or any other workplace situation, contact your GSU staff rep. We will offer advice, work with you to find answers to your questions, and with your permission we can even act as an advocate on your behalf.
Contact information for GSU staff is available here.