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Procedures for Leaves

Step 1

Contact your Principal or Supervisor to notify them of your need for a leave.

 Step 2

Contact Linda Gibson in the Human Resources Department at 610-579-3788 or [email protected] to set up an appointment to meet with the Human Resources and Payroll/Benefits departments.

 Step 3

You have the option of having a GVEA representative with you at your meeting with the Human Resources Department.  One of the following GVEA Maternity Reps or another representative of your choice may attend the meeting with you.

·      Secondary Level – Laura Rossiello

      610-579-7708 or [email protected]

 ·     Elementary Level – Beth Walsh

      610-579-4176 or [email protected]   


 Information to Bring to the Meeting


1.     Tentative start date of your leave

2.     Tentative return to work date

 Items discussed at Meeting


At the appointment you will meet with representatives from the Human Resources Department along with Payroll and Benefits.  When we meet, please be prepared to provide the tentative start date for your leave and, if known, a potential return date.  We will then discuss the different leave options available to you based on the law, district policy and the collective bargaining agreement.  During our meeting we will provide you with the appropriate leave forms based upon the type of leave you are requesting.  Some of the topics discussed will be:


·      Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

·      Uncompensated Leave (UCL)

·      Tentative leave dates

·      Effects of the leave on your pay

·      Health benefits

·      Salary step advancement following your leave

 If you would like to review the FMLA and UCL policies prior to our meeting click on the links below and you will be taken to the appropriate web page.

 Administrators –

·      FMLA Policy 335.1 –

·      UCL Policy 339 –

 Professional Employees –

·      FMLA Policy 435.1 –

·      UCL Policy 439 –

 Support Employees –

·      FMLA Policy 535.1 –

·     UCL Policy 539 –

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