Expired December 31, 2020. If you were absent prior to December 31st and believe you qualify for this leave, please contact Human Resources Services ~ HRShelp@lbschools.net.
As of April 1, 2020, eligible employees who are unable to work because their minor child’s school or childcare is closed due to COVID-19 are entitled to 12 workweeks of leave.
The first 10 days are unpaid unless the employee utilizes their accrued personal necessity leave, sick leave, or vacation for unpaid FMLA. The employee may also choose to use Emergency Paid Sick Leave (80 hours prorated for part-time) for the first ten days and receive 2/3 of your regular rate, up to a maximum of $200 a day.
The remaining 10 weeks of the leave is paid at 2/3 of your regular rate, up to a maximum of $200 a day.
In order to qualify for this leave, an employee must have worked in LBUSD for at least 30 days. Any prior approved FMLA leave will reduce the available leave balances.
NOTE: Prior approval of this leave is required. The Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion ACT requires that candidates meet eligibility requirements. Those who do not meet eligibility requirements will not qualify.