Full-Time UM Employees Receive Extra 2 Weeks Of Paid Time Off Over Coronavirus Concerns
Concerns over the coronavirus have prompted the University of Michigan to provide its employees with additional paid time off to deal with the disease.
Full-time employees at all of U of M’s campuses, including Michigan Medicine, are being given two additional weeks of time off.
Part-time and student employees will receive a smaller, prorated amount.
The additional time off is being offered in case an employee has to quarantine themselves, or take care of a family member who contracts coronavirus.
U of M has been taking increasing measures to help stop the spread of the disease, including canceling commencement, shifting classes to online venues, and encouraging employees to work from home.
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