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5:300 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:

  1. Assign each employee one supervisor who, in conjunction with a certified administrator, 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 Superintendent’s approval is required to establish a flexible work schedule or job-sharing.

Please refer to the current “Agreement for Negotiations between the Board of Education Plainfield Community Consolidated School District 202, Will and Kendall Counties, and the Plainfield Association of Support Staff.”

For employees not covered by this agreement:
An employee who works at least 7 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 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:  November 19, 2012

REVISED:  August 21, 2017