TITLE 80: PUBLIC OFFICIALS AND EMPLOYEES
SUBTITLE B: PERSONNEL RULES, PAY PLANS, AND POSITION CLASSIFICATIONS
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF CENTRAL MANAGEMENT SERVICES
PART 303 CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
SECTION 303.130 MATERNITY/PATERNITY AND ADOPTION LEAVE


 

Section 303.130  Maternity/Paternity and Adoption Leave

 

a)         All employees who provide proof of their pregnancy or that of their female partner at least 30 days prior to the expected due date will be eligible for 4 weeks (20 work days) of paid maternity/paternity leave.  The State shall require proof of the birth.  Maternity and/or paternity leave shall be limited to 1 leave per family for each pregnancy resulting in birth or multiple births.  In addition, non-married male employees may be required to provide proof of paternity such as a birth certificate or other appropriate documentation confirming paternity.

 

b)         All employees are eligible for 4 weeks (20 work days) of paid leave with a new adoption, with the leave to commence when physical custody of the child or children has been granted to the employee, provided that the employee can show that the formal adoption process is underway.  The agency personnel office must be notified and the employee must submit proof that the adoption has been initiated.  Adoption leave shall be limited to 1 leave per adoption. 

 

(Source:  Amended at 33 Ill. Reg. 6503, effective April 23, 2009)