The City of Eugene's Leave Donation Program provides paid time off for regular employees in the event of a catastrophic medical condition of the employee or their family member that would otherwise result in unpaid leave. It may help to bridge the gap between an employee's own exhausted paid leave and long term disability. Employees applying to receive leave donations must meet eligibility requirements and exhaust their own leave accruals. Donating employees can choose to donate accrued vacation or shift holiday time to help keep the receiving employee whole with regards to pay and benefits.
The eligibility criteria is listed in the forms tab, Administrative Policy Manual (APM), and in Union contracts and agreements. Leave donation requests and donor forms must be approved by the Risk Services Benefits Program to ensure they meet eligibility criteria.
Employees should contact their supervisor and/or the Risk Services Benefits Program if they would like to apply for Leave Donations or if they have questions about the Leave Donation Program.