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Critical Illness
Critical Illness
Critical Illness Leave Benefits

The purpose of Critical Illness Leave is to provide all full-time benefits eligible employees up to three days (24 hours) of leave with pay for critical illness of an immediate family member. 

“Critical illness” for this policy is defined as: confinement in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Critical Care Unit (CCU), or in hospice care.

“Immediate family” for this policy is defined as: the employee’s spouse, mother, father, sister, brother, children, grandparents, grandchildren, mother-in-law, father-in-law, sister-in-law, brother-in-law, or other person who occupies a position of similar position/role/standing in the family of the employee.  An employee's step and foster relationships with the above are included in the definition of “immediate family.” [DEC(Local)]

Questions regarding eligibility shall be directed to the Human Resources Office.  If you need more information or have questions, contact Collin College HR at the Collin Higher Education Center in McKinney: Christina Canales at 972-599-3164 or Mae Francis at 972-548-6659.

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Collin Higher Education Center
Human Resources Office

3452 Spur 399, Room #339
McKinney, TX 75069

Christina Canales
Manager of Benefits

Phone 972-599-3164
Fax 972-985-3778
ccanales@collin.edu

Cherie Hill
HR Coordinator

Phone 972-548-6662
Fax 972-548-6716
chill@collin.edu

Mae Francis
HR Specialist

Phone 972-548-6659
Fax 972-548-6716
mfrancis@collin.edu

Jonene Kemp
HR Specialist

Phone 972-599-3163
Fax 972-548-6716
jdkemp@collin.edu