Leave Entitlement for KMU Full-time 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 the vaccination, 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 teachers or employees having difficulties in performing their work during the 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 a medical certificate for sick leave exceeding 30 days

Wedding

Leave

14 days

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

household registration transcript

Pre-Maternity

Leave

8 days

Female teachers or employees may request pre-maternity leaves for pregnancy checkups.

mother's handbook or medical certificate

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 or birth certificate

Pregnancy Checkup Accompany and Paternity Leave

7 days

Except that the pregnancy checkup leave shall only be applicable during the gestation period of the spouses, teachers/employees shall have paternity leave during a 15-day window before and after the day their spouses are in labor.

mother's handbook, medical certificate, or birth certificate

Unpaid
Parental 
Leave 

6 months ~
2 years/ child

Both male and female teachers/employees with children under 3 years old can take 6 months to 2 years of child-rearing leave without pay.
The duration of unpaid parental leave for raising child(ren) shall not be, in principle, less than six months each time. If a teacher/employee needs to take the leave for less than six months, he/she may file the application for the leave persisting for no less than 30 days for a maximum of two times.

approved application with the child’s birth certificate

Funeral

Leave

5~21 days

21 Days: Death of spouse
15 Days: Death of a 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 or household registration cancellation transcript

Official

(Occupational Injury and Sickness)

Leave

varies from case to case

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