Bone Marrow Donor Leave Handbook Statement: Nebraska

Author: Amy E. Mendenhall, Marissa L. Dragoo, Corinn Jackson, and Judith A. Paulson, Littler

When to Include

Nebraska employers that wish to provide paid leave for bone marrow donation should consider including this statement in their handbook.

Providing this leave is voluntary under Nebraska law.

Customizable Handbook Statement

Bone Marrow Donor Leave

Employees will be granted a paid leave of absence if they seek to undergo a medical procedure to donate bone marrow.

Employees seeking leave under this policy may be asked to provide the Company with verification setting forth the purpose and length of leave required by the employee.

Guidance for Employers

  • Under Nebraska law, employers are encouraged to grant paid leaves of absence to employees who seek to undergo a medical procedure to donate bone marrow.