Leave Entitlement for KMU Faculty and Staff 

Type

Length Granted

Entitlement

Supporting Document Required

Personal

(Family Care)

Leave

14 days/ school year

Where a teacher or employee needs to take care of personal matters, personal leave may be granted, provided that the aggregate number of days of personal leave taken must not exceed 14 days per year.

In the event of a family member needs to take vaccination, or has a serious disease or has other major matters that a teacher or employee must personally deal with, he or she can take up to 7 days of family care leave per year, and the number of this leave shall be incorporated into personal leave.

Where the aggregate number of days of personal and family care leave taken in a year exceeds 7 days, wages will be deducted on a daily basis.

Sick

(Menstrual)

Leave

30(3)days/school year

Where a teacher or employee is required to be treated medically or to rest for injury, sickness or medical reasons, sick leave may be granted pursuant to the provisions below.
(i) Where the person is not hospitalized, the aggregate number of permitted days of sick leave may not exceed 30 days in a year.
(ii) Where the person is hospitalized, the aggregate number of permitted days of sick leave may not exceed 1 year within a period of 2 years. 
(iii) The aggregate number of permitted days of sick leave for non-hospitalization and hospitalization may not exceed 1 year within a period of 2 years.

Female teacher or employee having difficulties in performing her work during menstruation period may request 1 day menstrual leave each month. If the cumulative menstrual leaves do not exceed 3 days in a year, said leaves shall not be counted toward days off for sick leave. All additional menstrual leaves shall be counted toward days off for sick leave.

Where the aggregate number of days of (prolonged) sick leave taken in a year exceeds 6 months, wages will be deducted on a daily basis.

(i) medical certificate for sick leave taken 2 or more consecutive days

(ii) approved official letter with medical certificate for sick leave exceeding 30 days

Wedding

Leave

14 days

Wedding leave shall be completed within 3 month of the 10th day before the wedding. If a special case is approved, the leave shall be completed within 1 year after the wedding.

Household Registration Transcript

Pre-Maternity

Leave

8 days

Female teacher or employee may request pre-maternity leaves for pregnancy checkups.

Mother's Handbook

Maternity (Miscarriage)

Leave

14-42days

For pregnancy less than 12 weeks: 14 days

For pregnancy over 12 weeks but less than 20 weeks: 21 days

For pregnancy over 20 weeks: 42 days

medical certificate

Paternity

Leave

5 days

Paternity leave shall be taken within 15 days (including holidays) before or after the date of spouse’s delivery or miscarriage.

medical certificate

Parental

Leave

6 months ~ 2 years/ child

Both male and female faculty and staff with child under 3 years old can take 6 months to 2 years of child-rearing leave without pay.

approved official letter with the child’s birth certificate and spouse’s employment certificate

Funeral

Leave

5~21 days

21 Days: Death of spouse

15 Days: Death of parent

10 Days: Death of step-parent, spouse’s parent, children

5 Days: Death of great- grandparent, grandparent, spouse’s grandparent, spouse’s step-parent, sibling

Funeral leave shall be completed within 100 days after the death.

obituary and Household Registration Cancellation Transcript

Official

(Occupational Sickness)

Leave

varies from case to case

Where a teacher or employee must be granted leave for public affairs pursuant to laws, regulations or official business, he or she is to be granted leave according to the actual number of days required.

Where a teacher or employee is injured, disabled or sick as a result of an occupational accident, he or she is to be granted leave during the period of medical treatment or rest.

approved official letter

Annual

Leave

3~30days/

year (running from the person's anniversary date) 

3 days for service of 6 months or more but less than 1 year

7 days for service of 1 year or more but less than 2 years

10 days for service of 2 years or more but less than 3 years

14 days for service of 3 years or more but less than 5 years

15 days for service of 5 years or more but less than 10years

1 additional day for each year of service over 10 years up to a maximum of 30 days