SJE Board Policy 5406 – Personnel


Leave Sharing


The district shall establish and administer a leave sharing plan in which eligible employees may donate excess leave for use by an eligible recipient who is suffering from, or has a relative or household member suffering from, an extraordinary or severe illness, injury, impairment or physical or mental condition, or who has been called to service in the uniform services.


Such a program is intended to extend leave benefits to an eligible recipient who otherwise would have to take leave without pay or terminate his or her employment.


The superintendent is directed to establish procedures to donate leave an eligible recipient who earn personal holiday leave, staff members who accrue annual leave and sick leave and staff members who accrue leave to be used for illnesses, injuries or emergencies.  The superintendent is directed to administer the leave sharing plan in a manner consistent with state law and applicable collective bargaining agreements.



Cross Reference:         Board Policy 5021                  Applicability of Personnel Policies


Legal References:        RCW 28A.400.380                 Leave sharing program

                                              41.04.650-665               Leave sharing program


                                    WAC 392-126-004-104          Finance – Shared Leave


Management Resources:

                                    Policy News, October 2010     Leave Sharing

                                    Policy News, October 2004     Revisions to the State Leave Sharing


                                    Policy News, August 1999      Staff may share personal holiday




Adoption Date:  10/28/2013

St. John-Endicott Cooperative Schools