Family Medical Leave Act
- Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 March 2020 16:38 31 March 2020
The Sioux Falls School District, in compliance with the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA), will provide up to twelve (12) weeks of unpaid family/medical leave to employees eligible for such leave. The District will comply with the provisions of the FMLA and any rights or benefits contained within working agreements which exceed any right or benefits contained in the FMLA. FMLA approved leave shall occur concurrently with any/all applicable paid leave policies granted pursuant to the respective working agreement.
The District has elected to change the calculation year for employee leave under the Family Medical Leave Act.
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act) requires certain employers to provide their employees with paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. These provisions will apply from April 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020.