Staff HR Policy D-726.00
Institutional Effectiveness Criterion: Culture

Child Care Leave Policy

Child care leave for a period of up to 12 months may be granted to any eligible employee who has successfully completed at least one year of employment, for the purpose of providing child care after the child's birth or adoption of a child under 18 years of age.

The child care leave period will run concurrently with Family Medical Leave (FMLA) whenever an employee is eligible for FMLA. Refer to Policy D-722.00 and Procedure D-722.01 for FMLA eligibility.


If any provision(s) of this policy or set of bylaws conflicts with laws applicable to Northwestern Michigan College, including the Community College Act of 1966, the Freedom of Information Act, or the Open Meetings Act, as each may be amended from time to time, such laws shall control and supersede such provision(s).

Authorized on 11/17/09
Revised 6/24/14
Reviewed with no revisions 4/19/24.