Article 32-1.1 |

Health Benefits During Leave |

The BOARD shall provide the applicable coverage for teachers and other bargaining unit employees granted a leave for illness under the provisions of Board Rule 4-12 or 4-13 and other bargaining unit employees on leave for ordinary or duty disability. Continued coverage for appointed teachers and PSRPs shall not exceed twenty-five school months. Continued coverage for TATs shall not exceed five school months unless extended, provided, however, that all coverage shall terminate at the end of June with the close of school. Such continued coverage is subject to the provisions of Appendix B.

  1. The BOARD shall provide the applicable coverage for teachers and other bargaining unit employees granted a leave for illness in the family under the applicable provisions of Board Rule 4-12 which restricts the duration of said leave to five school months without extension. Such continued coverage is subject to the provisions of Appendix B.
  2. The BOARD shall provide the applicable coverage for teachers and other bargaining unit employees granted a Parental Leave of absence under Article 33-7.1 or Board Rule 4-12 for a maximum of five calendar months. Such continued coverage is subject to the provisions of Appendix B.

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