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UW–Madison Smart Restart: For information about fall semester instruction and campus operations, please visit smartrestart.wisc.edu. For COVID-19 news updates, see covid19.wisc.edu.

Reminder: Submit your emergency leave form

This is a reminder that UW–Madison requires all employees eligible for and/or using the following leave programs to complete the “Request for Leave under Federal Emergency and/or UW COVID-19 Leave Programs” form:

  • UW COVID-19 Leave between April 1, 2020 and May 15, 2020
  • Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)
    • Emergency Paid Sick Leave (EPSLA) – EPSLA provides up to 80 hours of paid sick leave for qualifying employees
    • Emergency FMLA (EFMLEA) – EFMLEA provides qualifying employees up to 12 weeks of leave. EFMLEA provides ONE additional qualifying reason for an employee to take leave under the federal FMLA: to care for the employee’s son or daughter, who is under 18, if the school the child attends is closed or if daycare is unavailable due to COVID-19.

If you have submitted your request for leave form, thank you for your attention to this matter.

If you have not submitted your request for leave form, please complete and submit your request form ASAP to your assigned CALS HR Manager, who also serves as your Divisional Disability Representative (DDR). Please reach out to your DDR with any questions.

See additional information on the UW-Madison Emergency Leave webpage : https://hr.wisc.edu/covid19/emergency-leave/