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Blood Donation Leave

An eligible employee will be granted up to three hours of leave of absence in any twelve (12) month period to donate blood. 


Retaliation against an employee for requesting or obtaining such leave is prohibited.

DISCLAIMER: This Policy does not form a contract of any kind and can be modified at the discretion of New York University or in accordance with the law without notice.

About This Policy

Effective Date: September 01, 2008
Issuing Authority: Executive Vice President; Provost
Responsible Officer: Vice President for Human Resources
Office Name: Human Resources

The purpose of this policy is to implement Section 202-J of the New York State Labor Law, which provides for eligible employees to take leave to donate blood.

This policy applies to employees who are employed by New York University and work at least twenty (20) hours per week.  Such employees are deemed “eligible employees”.

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