Protected Leave Information

The Federal Government, State of California, and Southwestern Community College District offer a variety of leaves of absence. Employees planning for a leave should contact the Human Resources Office. Employees will be granted leaves in accordance with any legal requirement governing the specific type of leave and the District's established leave policies, practices and collective bargaining agreements. Please contact the staff below with any questions and for consultation.

Collective Bargaining Agreements

In addition to the leaves of absence listed below, some of the Southwestern Community College District bargaining units offer additional leave of absence provisions. Please be sure to familiarize yourself with the leaves provisions within the Collective Bargaining Agreements associated with your position.

More information can be found by visiting the links below:


Family and Medical Leave Act Employee Guide (FMLA) 

Your Rights and Obligations as a Pregnant Employee

Family Care and Medical Leave (CFRA) & Pregnancy Disability Leave (PDL)

Certification of Health Care Provider

Contact Information:

Shelley Carbajal
Benefits Specialist
619-421-6700 ext. 5174 or Send Email