It is the intent of the Irvine Unified School District to provide accumulated sick leave as provided in the Education Code for matters of a compelling personal nature. Such absence must be approved in advance of the absence except in the case of death, accident, or serious illness to the employee or a member of his immediate family.

Personal necessity shall not be used for vacation, recreation, personal convenience, concerted activities, or to extend a break in the school year calendar.

Legal Reference:

Education Code:

44981 Leave of absence for personal necessity
45207 Personal necessity (classified)
Negotiated agreements, CSEA, ITA

Policy Adopted: September 28, 1977
Policy Revised: January 21, 1980
Policy Revised: August 31, 2004