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Q: What is the Catastrophic Leave Bank and how does it work?
A: Catastrophic leave is something that you never what to use, and thank goodness it is not used often. This leave is used if you have an illness and have used up all of your sick leave AND your 100 days of differential pay leave. (Differential means that you pay the substitute.) If you are a member of the bank, you can then ask for additional 20 days at a time.
To join the Catastrophic Leave Bank you must have at least 20 days of sick leave and be willing to donate one of those days to the bank. You only give one day at a time unless the Bank gets low on days. It is fairly cheap insurance. If you would like to join the bank, see your office manager or look in your contract (page 30) for a form and send it to Human Resources.
You do not have this bank as a cushion unless you donate a day. As soon as you have saved 20 days, it is the recommendation of EEEA that you become a member of the Catastrophic Leave Bank.
Q: I have jury duty. How does that work?
A: When you are subpoenaed to jury duty, the district will give you paid leave for the period of time that service is required.
When your service ends early, you are required to return to your work site if:
If you are summoned to jury duty during teaching days, you may defer your service to non-teaching days. If you choose to do this, you will be paid by the district at the substitute rate. You must complete the extra pay form and indicate "Jury Duty - Non Work", attach a copy of the original summons and the court time-card documenting time served, and send it to Human Resources within 30 days of your service.
REMEMBER: This opportunity is only open to those who are summoned during teaching days.
EEEA Bylaws - Adopted 2012
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