EMPLOYEE HANDBOOK _4_ _10 2 08_

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1 Lake Travis Independent School District H ANDBOOK F OR EMPLOYEES 2008 2009 Department of Administrative & Human Resource Services 3322 Ranch Road 620 South Austin, TX 78738 www.ltisdschools.org ( 512) 533 6024
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2 TABLE OF CONTENTS DISTRICT FACILITIES AND DEPARTMENT CONTACT INFORMATION. ........................................................ 5 INTRODUCTION. .................................................................................................................................... 7 DISTRICT INFORMATION. ....................................................................................................................... 7 DISTRICT INFORMATION. ....................................................................................................................... 7 DESCRIPTION OF THE DISTRICT ........................................................................................................................... 7 BOARD OF TRUSTEES. ............................................................................................................................ 8 EMPLOYMENT. ...................................................................................................................................... 9 EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY ................................................................................................................... 9 JOB VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS ....................................................................................................................... 9 CONTRACT AND NONCONTRACT EMPLOYMENT ..................................................................................................... 9 PROBATIONARY CONTRACTS ............................................................................................................................. 9 TERM CONTRACTS ......................................................................................................................................... 10 FULL TIME NONCERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE EMPLOYEES ........................................................... 10 PARAPROFESSIONAL AND AUXILIARY EMPLOYEES ................................................................................................ 10 SEARCHES AND ALCOHOL AND DRUG TESTING ..................................................................................................... 10 FIRST AID, CPR, AND AED CERTIFICATION ......................................................................................................... 11 REASSIGNMENTS AND TRANSFERS .................................................................................................................... 11 WORKLOAD AND WORK SCHEDULES ................................................................................................................. 12 NOTIFICATION OF PARENTS REGARDING QUALIFICATIONS ..................................................................................... 12 OUTSIDE EMPLOYMENT AND TUTORING ............................................................................................................ 13 PERFORMANCE EVALUATION ........................................................................................................................... 13 EMPLOYEE INVOLVEMENT ............................................................................................................................... 13 STAFF DEVELOPMENT ..................................................................................................................................... 13 COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS . ......................................................................................................... 14 SALARIES, WAGES, AND STIPENDS .................................................................................................................... 14 PAYCHECKS .................................................................................................................................................. 14 AUTOMATIC PAYROLL DEPOSIT ........................................................................................................................ 16 PAYROLL DEDUCTIONS ................................................................................................................................... 16 OVERTIME COMPENSATION ............................................................................................................................ 16 TRAVEL EXPENSE REIMBURSEMENT ................................................................................................................... 17 HEALTH, DENTAL, AND LIFE INSURANCE ............................................................................................................. 17 SUPPLEMENTAL INSURANCE BENEFITS ............................................................................................................... 17 CAFETERIA PLAN BENEFITS (SECTION 125) ......................................................................................................... 18 WORKERS’ COMPENSATION INSURANCE ............................................................................................................ 18 UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION INSURANCE ................................................................................................... 18 TEACHER RETIREMENT .................................................................................................................................... 18 OTHER BENEFIT PROGRAMS ............................................................................................................................ 19 LEAVES AND ABSENCES . ...................................................................................................................... 19 LOCAL SICK LEAVE ......................................................................................................................................... 19 PERSONAL LEAVE .......................................................................................................................................... 20 TEMPORARY DISABILITY LEAVE ........................................................................................................................ 20 FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE ........................................................................................................................... 21 JURY DUTY ................................................................................................................................................... 22 OTHER COURT APPEARANCES .......................................................................................................................... 23
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3 MILITARY LEAVE ........................................................................................................................................... 23 WORKERS’ COMPENSATION BENEFITS ............................................................................................................... 23 EMPLOYEE RELATIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS . ................................................................................ 24 DISTRICT COMMUNICATIONS. ........................................................................................................................... 24 COMPLAINTS AND GRIEVANCES . ......................................................................................................... 24 EMPLOYEE CONDUCT AND WELFARE. .................................................................................................. 24 STANDARDS OF CONDUCT ............................................................................................................................... 24 HARASSMENT ............................................................................................................................................... 27 HARASSMENT OF STUDENTS ............................................................................................................................ 27 DRUG ABUSE PREVENTION ............................................................................................................................. 28 REPORTING SUSPECTED CHILD ABUSE ................................................................................................................ 28 FRAUD AND FINANCIAL IMPROPRIETY ................................................................................................................ 29 CONFLICT OF INTEREST ................................................................................................................................... 29 GIFTS AND FAVORS ........................................................................................................................................ 30 ASSOCIATIONS AND POLITICAL ACTIVITIES .......................................................................................................... 30 SAFETY ........................................................................................................................................................ 30 TOBACCO USE ............................................................................................................................................... 31 EMPLOYEE ARRESTS AND CONVICTIONS ............................................................................................................. 31 POSSESSION OF FIREARMS AND WEAPONS ......................................................................................................... 32 VISITORS IN THE WORKPLACE .......................................................................................................................... 32 COPYRIGHTED MATERIALS ............................................................................................................................... 32 COMPUTER USE AND DATA MANAGEMENT ........................................................................................................ 32 ASBESTOS MANAGEMENT PLAN ....................................................................................................................... 33 PEST CONTROL TREATMENT ............................................................................................................................. 33 GENERAL PROCEDURES . ...................................................................................................................... 33 BAD WEATHER CLOSING ................................................................................................................................. 33 EMERGENCIES ............................................................................................................................................... 34 PURCHASING PROCEDURES ............................................................................................................................. 34 NAME AND ADDRESS CHANGES ........................................................................................................................ 34 PERSONNEL RECORDS .................................................................................................................................... 34 BUILDING USE ............................................................................................................................................... 35 TERMINATION OF EMPLOYMENT. ........................................................................................................ 35 RESIGNATIONS ............................................................................................................................................. 35 DISMISSAL OR NONRENEWAL OF CONTRACT EMPLOYEES ...................................................................................... 35 DISMISSAL OF NONCONTRACT EMPLOYEES ......................................................................................................... 36 EXIT INTERVIEWS AND PROCEDURES ................................................................................................................. 36 REPORTS TO STATE BOARD FOR EDUCATOR CERTIFICATION .................................................................................. 36 REPORTS CONCERNING COURT ORDERED WITHHOLDING ...................................................................................... 37 STUDENT ISSUES . ................................................................................................................................ 37 EQUAL EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES .............................................................................................................. 37 STUDENT RECORDS ........................................................................................................................................ 38 PARENT AND STUDENT COMPLAINTS ................................................................................................................. 38 ADMINISTERING MEDICATION TO STUDENTS ...................................................................................................... 38 DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS .................................................................................................................................. 39 PSYCHOTROPIC DRUGS ................................................................................................................................... 39 STUDENT DISCIPLINE ...................................................................................................................................... 39 STUDENT ATTENDANCE .................................................................................................................................. 39 HAZING ....................................................................................................................................................... 40 APPENDIX
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4 DGBA(Local) Personnel Management Relations DIA(Local) Employee Welfare: Freedom from Harassment FFH(Local) Student Welfare: Freedom from Harassment DH(Local) Employee Standards of Conduct DI(Exhibit) Employee Welfare CQ(Regulation) Employee Acceptable Use of Electronic Resources and Communication Systems
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