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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 when an immediate or other family member is critically ill. 

Immediate or other family member 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 or other family member. [DEC(Local)]

  • Employees will submit their absence request for time off in Workday.

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 Tara Rice at 972-758-3849.

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