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Leaves of Absence

On occasion employees need to take an approved leave of absence for different reasons. The District has a process in place to support those who need to take a leave. Employees may be eligible for a leave under the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) or a Leave of Absence according to their employee agreement.

For Leave of Absence paperwork appropriate to you, please call the Benefits Office at 520-225-6144 or email Benefits

Employees: please find the Employee Leave of Absence Guidelines and the Employee Checklist for information regarding your leave of absence and the Leave of Absence form.

Supervisors, please find the Supervisor Reference Guide for an abbreviated leave processing overview. (Full instructions can be found in the District Operating Guide [DOG], available on the Intranet.)

Types of Leave:
  • Family and Medical Leaves
  • Short-term Leaves (for medical leave if not eligible for FMLA; see employee agreement.)
  • Governing Board-Approved Leaves (including course of study, travel, exchange teaching, and other categories. Certain conditions apply.)

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Department of Labor

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An Equal Opportunity Employer

Tucson Unified School District is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination based on disability, race, color, religion/religious beliefs, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or national origin. This policy will prevail in all matters concerning Governing Board, District employees, students, the public, educational programs and services, and individuals with whom the Board does business.

El Distrito Escolar unificado de Tucson está comprometido a una política no discriminatoria basada en discapacidad, raza, color, religión, sexo, orientación sexual, identidad o expresión de género, edad u origen nacional. Esta política prevalecerá en todos los asuntos relativos a la Mesa Directiva, los empleados del Distrito, estudiantes, el público, los servicios y programas educativos y las personas con las que la Mesa Directiva realiza negocios.

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