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Enrolling in the Sick Leave Bank

Any teacher shall be afforded the opportunity to enroll within sixty (60) days after beginning employment or within sixty (60) days of the beginning of any succeeding school year.  Part-time teachers shall be eligible for benefits on a pro-rata basis.  Once enrolled, membership will be for an entire school year.  Previously enrolled employees need not re-enroll.

Applying for SLB Benefits as a New Enrollee

Employees must be eligible for a Leave of Absence before being eligible for compensation benefits from the Sick Leave Bank.  Required criteria for approved Leave of Absence plus Sick Leave Compensation Benefits:

  • Have worked for Albuquerque Public Schools for at least 12 months immediately prior to the Leave start date and
  • Be covered under the respective negotiated agreement contract and
  • Be a paying member of the Sick Leave Bank for greater than 90 days and
  • Have an approved claim by the Sick Leave Bank Review Committee and
  • Have an approved claim that is for absences greater than ten (10) days
  • Learn more about applying for SLB benefits >>
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