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
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 _____________________________________________________________
r Court _______________________________________________________________
Request Made By: ____________________________________
Recommended By: ____________________________________
Approved By: ________________________________