Section 9.5. 1. 9 Upon recommendation of the immediate supervisor through administrative channels to the 10 Superintendent, and upon approval of the Board of Directors, an employee may be granted a 11 leave of absence for a period not to exceed one (1) year; provided, however, if such leave is 12 granted due to extended illness, one (1) additional year may be granted.
Section 9.5. 1 6 Current bargaining unit applicants will be given full consideration regarding all of their 7 qualifications including their status as displaced employees, if applicable, for a vacant position 8 before the District decides to review the applications of outside candidates or consider hiring an 9 applicant from outside the bargaining unit. 10
Section 9.5. 31 In the event an employee is absent for reasons which are covered by Industrial Insurance, the District 32 will not deduct sick leave or pay if the employee turns over the L&I check for the days absent.