EMERGENCY LEAVE

 

Number of Days - Full-time employees shall be entitled up to three (3) days of emergency leave with pay each school year.

 

Persons employed for less than a full year contract shall receive a pro rate part of the authorized emergency leave days calculated to the nearest 1/2 day.

 

Persons employed on a full year contract but scheduled for less than a full work day shall receive the authorized emergency leave days equivalent to their normal working day. 

 

Emergency leave shall be granted for the following reasons:

 

Bereavement - Death of a relative or personal friend.

 

Disasters - Personal disasters of the magnitude of tornadoes, fires, floods, etc.  This applies in cases not covered by sick leave.

 

Court/Legal – Appearance as a witness or to produce documents when the employee’s presence is required by subpoena.  This does not include appearances in actions in which the employee is a party and the subpoena is obtained by or on behalf of the employee.  This also does not include jury duty.  (See policy 03.1237/03.2237)

 

Other - Such other reasons of an emergency or extraordinary nature as approved by the Superintendent or designee.

 

Request for Leave - Emergency leave must be requested through the Superintendent or designee who will determine if the leave requested meets the Board’s criteria.

 

Affidavit - Persons taking emergency leave must file a personal affidavit upon their return to work stating the specific reasons for their absence.

 

Accumulation - Emergency days not taken during the school year shall not accumulate.

 

 

 

 

References:       KRS 161.152, KRS 161.155, OAG 72-348, OAG 74-770,

                        OAG 76-427, OAG 72-348

 

Adopted/Amended:      8/21/2001

Order #: 24

 

 

 

 

REQUEST FOR EMERGENCY LEAVE

 

Emergency Leave shall be granted for bereavement of death of a relative or close personal friend, disasters, and for certain court appearance.  Whenever possible, emergency leave shall be requested in advance.

 

            Bereavement                Death of a relative or close friend.

           

            Disasters                      Personal disasters of the magnitude of tornadoes, fires,                                                                floods, etc.  This applies only in cases not covered by sick leave.

           

            Court                            Court appearances when the employee’s presence is                                                                   required by a subpoena or citation.  This is not to include

appearances and actions in which the employee is a party and the

subpoena is obtained by or on behalf of the employee.  This also

does not include jury duty.

 

            Other                            Such other reasons of an emergency or extraordinary nature                                                        approved by the Superintendent or designee.

 

 

Name _______________________________________________________                              School  ______________________________________________________

 

Requests _________ Day(s) Emergency Leave for the following date(s):___________________

 

Emergency leave is being requested for:

 

            r  Bereavement for  ______________________________________________________

                                                            Name and Relationship

             

            r  Disaster  _____________________________________________________________

                                                            Type

 

            r  Court  _______________________________________________________________

                                                           

                                                Request Made By: ____________________________________

                                                                                                            Employee

 

                                                Recommended By: ____________________________________

                                                                                                            Principal

 

                                                Approved By:  ________________________________

                                                                                                            Superintendent

 

Reference: 03.1236,03.2236