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Blood or Platlets Donation

Time Away From Work

View Official Policy:Blood or Platelet Donation

Each employee who donates blood shall receive leave with pay; up to 2 hours per occurrence, 4 occurrences per year totaling up to 8 hours per year.

An employee who donates blood platelets or granulocytes through the plasmapheresis process may receive leave with pay; up to 4 hours per occurrence, 4 occurrences per year totaling up to 16 hours per year.

Leave taken under this provision shall not be charged against or deducted from an employee’s accrued annual or sick leave. If leave is not used under this provision, it does not accumulate.

This provision shall apply only to an employee who presents the supervisor with documentation that the employee has made the donation.

Responsibilities

Responsible University Senior Administrator: Vice President for Finance & Administration

Responsible University Administrator: Associate Vice President for Human Resources

Policy Owner: hrweb@uga.edu

Policy Contact: Baileigh Barnes

Phone Number: 706-542-2222

Date Issued: 01/24/2019

Last Reviewed/Updated: