VACATIONS

   Employees will earn vacation days in accordance with their years of employment with the St. Tammany Parish School Board, as follows:

Years of Employment
Total Number of Vacation
Days Earned Annually
Over 1 but less than 5
Over 5 but less than 10
Over 10 but less than 15
Over 15 but less than 20
Over 20

10
12 _
15
17 _
20

Employees are to use their vacation beginning with the first year in which it is accrued. A maximum of five (5) days of vacation may be carried forward to the next calendar year. Any vacation not carried forward will be lost.

HOLIDAYS

The following holidays will be observed:

New years’ Day
Martin Luther King Day
Mardi Gras
Easter
Independence Day
Labor Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day

In the event any of the foregoing holidays should fall on a Saturday or Sunday, they will be observed on a Friday or Monday, respectively. A minimum of thirteen (13) holidays per year shall be granted. As long as Fair Day is observed by the Board, it will be a 14th guaranteed holiday. Depending on the days on which holidays such as Christmas, New Year’s Day and Independence Day fall, holidays may be increased as in the 1991-92 school year. Additional holidays may be declared by the Superintendent. Notification of such additional holidays shall be posted in a timely manner. When the Fourth of July falls on a Tuesday or Thursday, the prior Monday or following Friday will be a holiday for all employees.

Ref: Collective Bargaining Agreement, Revised August 1998