GDC: SUPPORT STAFF LEAVES AND ABSENCES
Leaves and absences accorded to the support staff will be for the purposes of helping them maintain their physical health, take care of family and other personal emergencies, and discharge important and necessary obligations.
All requests for long-term leaves of absence will be submitted to the Superintendent for action.
Support staff employees will be granted leaves in accordance with the terms of the agreements with recognized bargaining units.
Leave benefits granted to employees who are not members of a recognized bargaining unit will be comparable to those granted employees in similar positions that are covered by master agreements with employee organizations.
LEGAL REF.: M.G.L. 149:105D; 71:41A
Adopted On: January 10, 2008