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Highline Public Schools
15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW Burien, WA 98166

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Highline Public Schools
15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW Burien, WA 98166

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Policy 5408 - ATTENDANCE INCENTIVE PROGRAM

In order to encourage regular attendance by all non-represented, supervisory and administrative employees, the following attendance incentive program is hereby established:

Annual Conversion of Accumulated Sick Leave - Commencing in January 1981, and on each January thereafter, all non-represented, supervisory and administrative employees who, at the end of the immediately previous calendar year, shall have accumulated in excess of 60 days of unused sick leave may elect to convert unused sick leave earned the previous year in excess of 60 days to monetary compensation at the rate of 25 percent of the employees' current full-time daily rate of compensation of each full day of eligible sick leave. Any such election shall be made by written notice to the director of personnel during the month of January. Any such annual conversion of accumulated sick leave shall be subject to the terms and limitations of WAC Chapter 392-136.

Conversion of Sick Leave Upon Retirement or Death - All non-represented, supervisory and administrative employees who, on or after June 12, 1980, shall retire or who shall die while employed by the district may elect (personally or by his/her personal representative, as appropriate) to convert accumulated unused sick leave days to monetary compensation at the rate of 25 percent of the employee's full-time daily rate of compensation at the time of termination from employment for each full day of eligible sick leave. Any such conversion of sick leave upon retirement or death shall be subject to the terms and limitations of WAC Chapter 392-136.

Legal Requirements - Conversion of leave as outlined above will be allowed only to the extent authorized by law.

Legal References: 
Employee attendance incentive program—Remuneration or benefit plan for unused sick leave - RCW 28A.400.210
Chapter 392-136

Highline School District 401
Adopted by the Board: October 26, 1983
Revised by the Board: 08.00, 03.04