Pennoyer School District #79                                                                                               5:300


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 supervisor 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 five hours of the employee’s workday. The District accommodates employees who are nursing mothers according to State and federal law.

LEGAL REF.:        Fair Labor Standards Act, 29 U.S.C. §207 et seq.

105 ILCS 5/10-20.14a, 5/10-22.34, and 5/10-23.5.

740 ILCS 137/, Right to Breastfeed Act.

820 ILCS 105/, Minimum Wage Law.

820 ILCS 260/, Nursing Mothers in the Workplace Act.

CROSS REF.:         5:35 (Compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act)


First Reading: September 13, 2017

Adopted: October 11, 2017