Presentation on theme: "Employee Leave Policy GBC Academy School District 20 Updated 07/31/2012 HR."— Presentation transcript:
Employee Leave Policy GBC Academy School District 20 Updated 07/31/2012 HR
Paid Staff Leave An Employee Benefit… Allows an individual to be absent from work for certain reasons and still be paid.
Paid Staff Leave Staff leave is salary protection for you when you need to be gone from work for certain reasons. It is not for vacation or recreation – related activities.
Paid Staff Leave Examples of Appropriate Use of Paid Staff Leave The list is not all inclusive. Paid Staff Leave Personal or family illness Medical appointments Death of family member or friend Accompanying a dependent to college registration/orientation Family member graduation Wedding or special anniversary of family member Receipt of special awards or honors by self or family member Personal business (banking, attorney, home closing) that cannot be taken care of before or after working hours House emergencies Observance of religious holidays Subpoenaed court appearances for non-district related events Attending a dependent’s school conference
Unpaid Leave Examples of Inappropriate Use of Staff Leave The list is not all inclusive. Unpaid Leave Vacation Skiing or other recreation activities Working at another job or activity, paid or unpaid Hunting/fishing Job interviews out of district House hunting Helping someone move
Staff Leave What is the reporting procedure? Inform your principal/supervisor as early as possible prior to the absence. Follow any school/department procedure for notification of absences. Access SmartFind Express to report your absence and, if applicable, to obtain a guest teacher.
Staff Leave This is a benefit and we trust that employees will use staff leave appropriately.
Staff Leave Principals and Supervisors may question an employee about the propriety of the use of staff leave in order to confirm that the leave follows policy guidelines.
Staff Leave If you are unsure about the use of staff leave… Ask your principal or supervisor prior to taking the leave… If your principal or supervisor does not know for sure, he or she will contact Human Resources.
Staff Leave It is your responsibility, as an employee, to ensure that staff leave days are used appropriately.