Section 5:123

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May 2012

General Personnel

Employment of Relatives

The District prohibits the placement of employees where one relative is responsible for directly supervising the job performance or work activities of another relative.

A “relative” for the purposes of this policy includes father, mother, brother, sister, spouse, child (including step and foster), father-in-law, mother-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, or any relative by blood or marriage residing in the same household.

This policy shall apply to any person who is employed as full-time, part-time, or temporary employee of School District 27.

The employment of relatives shall be permitted. However, no employee shall participate in the process of review, recommendation, and/or decision-making in any matter concerning hiring opportunities, salary, promotion, demotion, transfer, lay off, recall, work assignments, performance evaluation, reward, discipline, suspension or discharge of a relative as herein defined.

REVIEW HISTORY: 1995, 2004, February 2017