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What if my spouse also works for the UT System?

For purposes of an injury or illness you and your spouse are entitled up to twelve (12) weeks each of unpaid job protected leave.

For purposes of parental bonding with a newborn, adopted or foster child, you and you spouse are entitled to a combined twelve (12) weeks of unpaid job protected leave.

For example:

Wife: Normal Childbirth - 6 weeks FMLA for 'own' medical & 6 weeks FMLA for Bonding

and

Husband:  Bonding - 6 weeks

or

Wife Complicated C-section - 8 weeks FMLA for 'own' medical & 4 weeks FMLA for Bonding

and

Husband: - Bonding - 8 weeks

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  1. Martha Hinojosa

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