When is bank time applicable?
The Actual payday and the succeeding 4 working days.
How much time is allocated to “bank time off”?
Two (2) hours in normal circumstances but the Principal can grant more time in special circumstances.
Are weekends counted with respect to Extended Sick Leave?
Would I be paid while on Extended Sick Leave?
This is based on the nature of the illness the leave may be classified as no- pay, half-pay or full-pay.
How many days are allocated for the purpose of Bereavement Leave?
Three (3) days are allocated for within the same island; four (4) days interisland and five (5) days regional or international.
Who is referred to as immediate family in respect of Bereavement Leave?
Spouse, child, parents, including parents by adoption, guardian, brother, sister or ward of the teacher.
How much leave is allocated for Maternity Leave?
When should the Education Professional inform the Employer of her date of expected confinement?
This information should be submitted to the employer in writing no later than eight week before the expected date of confinement.
How soon before the date of confinement can I proceed on Maternity Leave?
Six (6) weeks prior to the probable date of confinement as stated on the medical certificate.
Do I have to apply for time-off to attend prenatal medical appointments?
No, but a written document from a certified medical practitioner should be submitted to the employer to facilitate such time-off.
Please note that there is no time limit on how much time can be approved on any given date of appointment.
How much Paternity Leave am I entitled to?
Four (4) working days on or about the time that your spouse/ partner gives birth.