5.300 - Schedules & 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, Board policy, and applicable agreements and shall:
1. 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.
2. Allow for the ability to respond to changing circumstances by altering work schedules as needed; and
3. Consider the well-being of the employee. The immediate supervisor’s approval is required to establish a flexible work schedule.
An employee who works at least 7.5 continuous hours shall receive a 30-minute duty-free meal break that begins within the first 5 hours of the employee’s workday. The District accommodates employees who are nursing mothers according to State law.

LEGAL REF.: Fair Labor Standards Act, 29 U.S.C. §207 et seq.
820 ILCS 105/1 et seq.
105 ILCS 5/10-20.14a, 5;10-22.34, and 5/10-23.5.
CROSS REF.: 5:35
ADOPTED: October 4, 1999
REVISED: September 2004; February 22, 2007
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