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Kansas State University

Benefits Administration
Division of Human Resources
Kansas State University
103 Edwards Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506-4801
785-532-6277 (Phone)
785-532-7693 (Benefits fax)
785-532-6095 (HR fax)
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.(CST)

Disaster Service Volunteer Leave

Employees are granted up to 20 working days in a 12-month period to assist with natural disaster recovery occurring in Kansas or states contiguous to Kansas. The employee must be certified by the American Red Cross and the employee’s services must be requested by the American Red Cross in support of a Level II or above declared disaster. While on disaster service leave, the employee is not covered by the State of Kansas workers’ compensation program or Kansas tort claims act.

When Eligible: Coverage begins with the first day of employment.

Who Pays: The university pays the employee’s salary up to the 20 working day limit.

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