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Use and Reimbursement of Sick Time Due To COVID Positive Test

Dear Colleagues, Last September, the Chapter shared with you the original MOU between UUP and SUNY regarding Mandatory COVID 19 Testing of Employees. This MOU was later extended to August 31, 2022 (attached). Recently there have been questions regarding the reimbursement of sick time due to a COVID positive test, in reference to item #11 […]

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Medical Documentation for Sick Time

Article 23.4(f)(3) of the UUP Contract permits the College President to require an employee to furnish suitable medical evidence from the employee’s physician at ANY time he or she is absent and using sick leave.  Your medical information is confidential and protected by HIPAA.  Your supervisor is not entitled to know your medical information, or […]