Code No. 414.9
CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEE – FAMILY ILLNESS LEAVE
Purpose: To provide family illness leave to classified employee.
Policy: Classified personnel shall be granted leave of absence with full pay for absence due to the serious illness of a member of the employee’s immediate family – parent, spouse, and child. Such leave shall not exceed five (5) days per contract year, shall not be cumulative, and shall be deducted from the employee’s sick leave. If a situation arises where an employee has used all leave available to them, the employee may, at the discretion of the Superintendent, be able to have up to five (5) additional days by paying for costs of the substitute for those days.
The requirements stated in the Master Contract between employees in the Secretary/Paraeducator bargaining unit and the board regarding family illness leave of such employees will be followed.