Employee Leave and Accommodation Information
The District understands that employees will need time away from work, for many different types of situations. Whether it’s time away to care for a new child, recover from a serious health condition, care for a family member, bereavement or time away to further your education. We encourage employees to review their Collective Bargaining Agreement for the leave provision that best suites your needs. You may also require accommodations for medical restrictions when returning from leave or for a temporary or permanent disability. The Employee Leave and Accommodations Information page will help you with frequently asked questions and provide you with a start in making your request. Please review this information carefully and contact the Human Resources Leave and Accommodations Coordinator with any further questions.    

Maternity Leave
A period of disability for birth and recovery, shall be granted to all female employees of the District. Please review the maternity leave section of the Employee leave page for the process of requesting this leave.   

Family Medical Leave

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) provides certain employees with up to 12 workweeks of unpaid, job-protected leave a year for a number of different reasons. Pease review the Family Medical Leave section of the Employee Leave page for instructions on eligibility and how to request this leave.  

Parental Leave
In addition to any other leaves, within the first year of a child’s birth, or placement with an employee, such employee shall be allowed three (3) days of parental leave with pay. If you wish to request additional leave please follow the instructions provided in the parental leave section of the Employee Leave page. 

Leave Share
The District's Leave Share Program allows other employees within the District to donate sick leave on your behalf, for a serious health condition or for the care of a family member with a serious health condition. Please review the leave share section of the Employee Leave page for full instructions on how to request leave share donations.  

An employee shall be allowed bereavement leave for the death of any relative residing in the employee's household and/or the following family members: spouse, domestic partner, parent, child, siblings, father-in-law, mother-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, sister-in-law, brother- in-law, grandparent, grandchild, aunt, uncle, niece and nephew. The number of days of leave, should not exceed five (5) per occasion of death. These days are not cumulative or transferable. No deductions from salaries or sick leave shall be made during these days. If you report your absences through the sub finder system, please contact your regional Sub Office Coordinator for the dates of your request. If you are an employee that reports absences via time sheet or employee online, please check in with the Human Resources Leave and Accommodations Coordinator for eligibility and further information regarding this leave. 

Educational Leave
Please review your Collective Bargaining Agreement for provisions regarding unpaid time for continued education purposes. All requests for this time must be reviewed and approved by Human Resources ahead of time. Please contact the Human Resources Leave and Accommodations Coordinator with the details of your request and initiate the leave process.  

Military Leave
This is a request for time away from work to fulfill duties and obligations for certain types of active or inactive duty in the National Guard or as a Reservist of the Armed Forces. Please review the military leave section of the Employee Leave page, for instructions on eligibility and how to request this leave.

Domestic Violence Leave 

It is the intent of the District to foster a safe and supportive community for all employees, students and visitors. Employees who experience the effects of domestic violence, stalking or sexual assault are encouraged to utilize job-protected leave from the workplace in order to seek and obtain assistance. Please contact the Human Resources Leave and Accommodations Coordinator for a confidential review of your options. 

A reasonable accommodation is defined as any change or adjustment to a job, the work environment, or the way things usually are done that would allow an individual with a disability to perform job functions. Under the Amercian Disabilites Act (ADA) the District is required to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified employees with disabilities, unless doing so would pose an undue hardship.