A formal ILLNESS LEAVE is a leave granted to an employee for absence covering a period of more than 20 consecutive working days because the employee is unable to work due to personal illness, injury, quarantine occasioned by the employee’s own or another’s illness, or a temporary disability caused or contributed to by pregnancy, miscarriage, childbirth or recovery therefrom. These are paid leaves.
|DEADLINE - These leaves may be applied for at any time.|
|The Illness Leave must have the Attending Physician’s Statement either attached to the Leave Form or sent to the Personnel Office separately.|
|FORMS - For an Illness Leave you need the following forms:|
|Request for Certificated Leave of Absence Form|
|Attending Physician's Statement|
|Request to Return from Leave Form|
FAQs REGARDING ILLNESS LEAVES
|Who is eligible for illness leaves? |
Any contracted teacher is eligible for these leaves, eg. permanent, probationary, provisional, University Intern, District Intern.
Refer to LAUSD / UTLA Agreement, Article XII, Leaves and Absences, Section 2.0
Am I eligible for state disability?No, teachers do not pay into state disability.