Section 5 - Personnel
Educational Support Personnel
Schedules and Employment Year
The Superintendent shall supervise a process for setting work schedules and an employment year for educational support employees in accordance with State and federal law, School Board policy, and applicable agreements and shall:
- Assign each employee one supervisor who will establish a work schedule, including breaks, as required by building or District needs, work load, and the efficient management of human resources;
- Allow for the ability to respond to changing circumstances by altering work schedules as needed; and
- Consider the well-being of the employee. The Superintendent’s approval is required to establish a flexible work schedule or job-sharing.
An employee who works at least 7.5 continuous hours shall receive a 30-minute duty-free meal break that begins within the first five hours of the employee’s workday. The District accommodates employees who are nursing mothers according to State and federal law.
LEGAL REF.: Fair Labor Standards Act, 29 U.S.C. §207 et seq.
105 ILCS 5/10-20.14a, 5/10-22.34, and 5/10-23.5.
740 ILCS 137/, Right to Breastfeed Act.
820 ILCS 105/, Minimum Wage Law.
820 ILCS 260/, Nursing Mothers in the Workplace Act.
CROSS REF.: 5:35 (Compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act)
Adopted: August 24, 2020