Section 5:300

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October/November 2018

Educational Support Personnel

Schedules and Employment Year

The Superintendent shall supervise a process for setting work schedules and an employment year for educational support employees in accordance with State and federal law, School Board policy, and applicable agreements and shall:

  1. Assign each employee one or more supervisors who will establish a work schedule, including breaks, as required by building or District needs, work load, and the efficient management of human resources;
  2. Allow for the ability to respond to changing circumstances by altering work schedules as needed; and
  3. Consider the well-being of the employee. The Superintendent’s approval is required to establish a flexible work schedule or job-sharing.


An employee who works at least 7.5 continuous hours shall receive a 30-minute duty-free meal break that begins within the first 5 hours of the employee’s workday. The District accommodates employees who are nursing mothers according to State and federal law.

  • Fair Labor Standards Act, 29 U.S.C. §207 et seq.
  • 820 ILCS 105/, Minimum Wage Law.
  • 820 ILCS 260/, Nursing Mothers in the Workplace Act.
  • 105 ILCS 5/10-20.14a, 5/10-22.34, and 5/10-23.5.
CROSS REFERENCE Section 5:35 (Compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act)
REVIEW HISTORY December 2019