UC system extends use of accrued sick leave for child care purposes

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Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, a temporary change in sick leave for UC employees for child care purposes that was originally supposed to last through Dec. 31, 2020, was extended through June 30 of this year.

On Wednesday, UC President Michael Drake approved an extension through June 30, allowing policy-covered employees to use accrued sick leave for child care purposes as a result of COVID-19.
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