Policies and Regulations NEPN Code: GCCAC

Family and Medical Leave

The Sioux Falls School District, in compliance with the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA), will provide up to twelve (12) weeks of unpaid family/medical leave to employees eligible for such leave. The District will comply with the provisions of the FMLA and any rights or benefits contained within working agreements which exceed any right or benefits contained in the FMLA. FMLA approved leave shall occur concurrently with any/all applicable paid leave policies granted pursuant to the respective working agreement.

The District will not interfere with, restrain, or deny the exercise of any right provided by the FMLA and will not discharge or discriminate against any employee for opposing any practice made unlawful by the FMLA or for involvement in any proceeding under or related to the FMLA.

Employees may file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Labor or may bring a private action to enforce the employee’s rights under the FMLA.


Legal References:

The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993
Public Law 103-3 Enacted February 5, 1993
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008; Section 585(c)
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010 Section 565


Policy   Board Action (formerly 4155)
Adopted 09-27-93 27432.3f  
Reviewed 01-24-05 34011  
Amended 01-11-10 35589  
Amended 01-10-11 35930  
Reviewed 04-13-15 37178  
Reviewed 08-24-15 37275  
Reviewed 06-13-16 37489  
Reviewed 04-12-21 38858