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Worker's Compensation & Medical Leave


Absences due to work-related injuries may be counted against leave available to you under the Family and Medical Leave Act.

Please contact the Office of Human Resources, Leave Coordinator promptly to affirm or discuss your medical leave options if placed out of work or working intermittently due to a work related injury or illness.

You may also submit a Leave Request Form to the Office of Human Resources, Leave Coordinator.


Workers Compensation Overview

Any employee, regardless of status, who suffers a work-related injury or work-related illness within the meaning of any applicable workers’ compensation laws, is entitled to workers’ compensation benefits.

You must notify your supervisor immediately if you are injured at work, become ill because of what you believe is a work-related incident, or if you are exposed to blood or bodily fluids in the course of your work.

For additional information regarding workers’ compensation and the process to report an injury, reference the Workers’ Compensation website or contact the Office of Enterprise Risk Services at (504) 247-1716 or workcomp@tulane.edu.