Paid Parental Leave at UAB demonstrates our commitment to creating and maintaining a work culture that supports faculty and staff in their efforts to balance work and family. UAB's Paid Parental Leave Policy supports these efforts by allowing parents additional flexibility and time to bond with their new child, adjust to a new family situation and balance professional obligations.

To be eligible for Paid Parental Leave, an employee must meet all of the following eligibility requirements:

  1. Must have been employed for at least 12 months;
  2. Must have worked at least 1,250 hours in the previous 12 months; AND
  3. Must be in an eligible status at the time the leave occurs (see chart below):

UAB/UAB Hospital 01 Full Time
03 Part Time
07 Resident
12 Three Twelve Hour Shifts
17 Weekend Staff
21 Postdoctoral Fellow
UAHSF Full Time
Part Time
UAB Health System Full Time
Regular Part Time
Callahan Eye Hospital Full Time


Paid Parental Leave Resources