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409.2 Employee Leaves of Absence

 

F.C. SCHOOL BOARD POLICIES

Series 400 - Staff Personnel
 

EMPLOYEE LEAVES OF ABSENCE-Code No. 409.2
 

The board will offer the following leave to full-time regular licensed employees: 

Personal Illness (Sick) Leave – Leave for medically-related disability or illness 

Family Sick Leave - Leave to care for a sick member of the employee’s immediate family Bereavement Leave – Leave to mourn the loss of a family member or close friend 

Adoption Leave – Leave for an employee who legally adopts a child

Personal Leave – Leave to accomplish personal business that cannot be conducted outside the work day 

Jury Duty Leave – Leave to be excused for jury duty 

Military Leave – Leave for military service, including the national guard 

Political Leave – Leave to run for elective public office 

Vacation Leave - Leave to accomplish rest, relaxation, and attendance to personal matters (260 day employees only)

The board will offer the following paid leave to full-time regular classified employees: 

Personal Illness (Sick) Leave – Leave for medically-related disability or illness 

Family Sick Leave – Leave to care for a sick member of the employee’s immediate family Bereavement Leave – Leave to mourn the loss of a family member or close friend

Adoption Leave – Leave for an employee who legally adopts a child 

Personal Leave – Leave to accomplish personal business that cannot be conducted outside the work day

Jury Duty Leave – Leave to be excused for jury duty 

Military Leave – Leave for military service, including the national guard 

Political Leave – Leave to run for elective public office 

Vacation Leave - Leave to accomplish rest, relaxation, and attendance to personal matters (260 day employees only)

The provisions of each leave offering will be detailed in Board Policy

Leave offered by the district will not be less than what is required by law. In the event of an emergency or unforeseen circumstance, the superintendent may authorize additional paid leave. 

Legal Reference: 

29 U.S.C. §§ 2601 et seq. Pub.L. 116–127 29 C.F.R. §§ 825; 826. Iowa Code §§ 20; 85; 216; 279.40. Iowa Code §§ 20; 29A; 55; 85; 216; 279.40; 607A. Whitney v. Rural Ind. School District, 232 Iowa 61, 4 N.W.2d 394 (1942). Bewley v. Villisca Community School District, 299 N.W. 2d 904 (Iowa 1980). Cross Reference: 403.2 Employee Injury on the Job 409.3 Licensed Employee Family and Medical Leave 409.8 Licensed Employee Unpaid Leave 
 

Adoption: 8/10/20

Review: 7/13/20   8/10/20

Revision: