Code No.: 409.5
LICENSED EMPLOYEE – DISABILITY LEAVE/WORKMENS COMPENSATION
Purpose: To coordinate the payment of benefits under disability leave and Workmen’s Compensation.
Policy: Situations in which an employee is entitled to receive benefits under Workmen’s Compensation and is receiving payments for disability under the District’s disability plan, the employee shall not receive more in total payments than his/her current salary or wage.
If the employee is informed of and elects to receive full pay, then a full day of sick leave shall be deducted for each day of absence. If the employee elects not to receive full pay during the time they are receiving Worker’s Compensation benefits, they will receive the Worker’s Compensation payment directly from the insurance carrier and no accrued leave will be deducted.
LEGAL REF: Code of Iowa, Chap.20; Sections 85.33; 85.34; 85.38(3); 279.40