Staff members who must be absent due to illness or injury, pregnancy, or dental or medical appointment must notify their supervisor or designee in accordance with department procedures. Staff members may be required to furnish a written physician’s statement.
Maryland Sick and Safe Leave (MDSS): A staff member who must be absent due to their own illness or injury or that of an immediate or extended family member or for safe reasons may charge the absence to accrued sick leave only up to a maximum of 80 hours in a fiscal year. To view the complete Maryland Sick and Safe Leave policy, please go to the JHU Policy & Document Library.
Maryland Flexible Leave Act (MFLA): A staff member who must be absent due to the illness or injury of an immediate family member or to accompany an immediate family member to a dental or medical appointment can charge the absence to accrued leave (sick, vacation, or floating holiday).