5322 Policy – Attendance Incentive Program

This policy shall apply only to certificated and classified administrators and nonrepresented classified employees.

  1. Annual Conversion of Accumulated Sick Leave — Each January, any employee who at the end of the immediately previous calendar year shall have accumulated in excess of sixty (60) days of unused sick leave may elect to convert unused sick leave earned the previous year in excess of sixty (60) days to monetary compensation at the rate of 25% of the employee’s current, full-time daily rate of compensation for each full day of eligible sick leave.  The employee’s full-time, daily rate of compensation shall be calculated as follows:

1/260th for annual (twelve-month), nonrepresented classified employees; 1/actual number of workdays for nonannual (less than twelve-month), nonrepresented classified employees; and

1/actual number of workdays for annual (twelve-month) certificated and classified administrators.  Any such election shall be made by the employee providing written notice to the Superintendent during the month of January of his or her intent to convert excess sick leave days to monetary compensation.  Any such annual conversion of accumulated sick leave shall be subject to the terms and limitations of applicable statutes and regulations.

  1. Conversion of Sick Leave Upon Retirement or Death — Any employee who retires or dies while employed by the District may elect (personally or by his/her personal representative,

as appropriate) to convert accumulated, unused sick leave days to monetary compensation at the rate of 25% of the employee’s full-time daily rate of compensation at the time of termination from employment for each full day of eligible sick leave.  The employee’s full- time, daily rate of compensation shall be calculated as follows:  1/260th for annual (twelve- month), nonrepresented classified employees; 1/actual number of workdays for nonannual (less than twelve-month), nonrepresented classified employees; and 1/actual number of workdays for annual (twelve-month) certificated and classified administrators.  Any such conversion of sick leave upon retirement or death shall be subject to the terms and

limitations of applicable statutes and regulations.

 

Adopted: 2/23/95
Revised: 2/23/95
Approved: Superintendent Approved
Legal References: Content
 

RCW  28A.400.210   Employee Attendance Incentive Program — Remuneration for Unused Sick Leave

RCW  28A.400.300   Hiring and Discharging Employees — Leaves for Employees — Seniority and Leave Benefits, Retention Upon Transfers Between Schools

WAC  392-136           Conversion of Accumulated Sick Leave