DRAFT>>>Memorandum of Agreement>>>DRAFT Between Reynolds School District and Reynolds Education Association RE: Vaccination Sick Leave Grants February 12, 2021
The Reynolds School District (District) and the Reynolds Education Association (Association) hereby enter the following Memorandum of Understanding for the purpose of setting forth the terms and conditions regarding the provision of additional sick leave in the event of an adverse reaction to the COVID 19 vaccination protocol. In accordance with Article 14, Section C of the parties’ collective bargaining agreement, the District and Association hereby agree to the following: Certain individuals who have received the COVID-19 vaccine have experienced mild to moderate side effects. For association members who have received the COVID 19 vaccine and experience side effects such that the member cannot reasonably perform their work responsibilities, the member will be provided up to one (1) day of paid sick leave for up to 48 hours after the first or second dose of the vaccine. This vaccine-related sick leave will not be charged to any accrued paid leave balances the member may have. For members to access the leave grant, members will be required to enter the day under the leave plan, “COVID Vaccine REA Sick Leave Grant.”
The leave will be added to the members’ leave plans on an as needed basis. This sick leave grant time must be used in a full day increment. To use the sick leave grant time, it is the responsibility of the member to inform their administrative supervisor of the date and time of the first or second vaccination that results in disabling side effects so that the administrator may accurately track the 48-hour time frame. I-Visions will be method for requesting, reporting, and approving grants. This will be retroactive to accommodate members who have already been vaccinated.
This Memorandum shall not modify any other terms and conditions of the parties’ colle
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