Call for Emergency Sick Leave

The Alamo Colleges District Emergency Sick Leave (ESL) bank is a benefit by employees for employees who have exhausted all forms of income replacement and are on a leave of absence faced with a catastrophic illness or injury to themselves or immediate family members.  Since implementation of the program, numerous employees in need of assistance have benefited from their colleagues’ generosity when they needed it most.

How to Donate

Employees may voluntarily donate up to five days (40 hours) in one day (8-hour) increments to the Emergency Sick Leave bank each fiscal year.  You can download the ESL Donation Form here: ESL Donation Form April 2019 Regular Donation

To donate, simply check the box indicating the number of hours you are contributing, sign and date the form. (An electronic signature is acceptable.) Send the completed form to the Human Resources and Organizational Development department (mail, in person, or email) by April 30, 2019.

Who Can Apply For Emergency Sick Leave?

On March 19, 2019, Procedure D.11.1.1 was amended to provide paid emergency sick leave for adjunct faculty, CE instructors and part-time/temporary staff requiring leave due to catastrophic illness or injury – their own or an immediate family member’s.

To read more on the approved policy extension, please read the minute order below and redline procedure below.

Minute Order:

Redline Procedure:

On behalf of all Alamo Colleges District employees, thank you for considering this opportunity.

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