Contract Membership

Paid Parental Leave Update

Dear Colleagues,

Please see the following from the university’s Human Resources Department:

New York State has announced a new Paid Parental Leave (PPL) benefit for State Professional (UUP) employees effective 4/11/23.

Paid Parental Leave (PPL) provides eligible UUP employees up to 12 weeks of paid leave for one of the following qualifying events occurring within a 12-month period:

  • Birth of a child
  • Adoption of a child
  • Foster care placement

To learn more, please visit the announcement on the HR website.

In Solidarity,

Ken Kern
Chapter President
UUP Buffalo Center