8DADavis Educators Agreement 2016-2017
As agreed to in the 2014-2015 Letter of Intent, the Davis Education Association (DEA) and the Davis Educational Support Professionals (DESP), established a committee to consider restructuring the Negotiated Agreements with the purpose of making the information in the Agreements and related Board Policy easier to understand and access.
Under the direction of the committee, the Educators' Agreement has undergone extensive reformatting and renumbering. Some language previously contained in the Agreement has been removed as the language already exists in Board policy.
The Reference Guide below directs employees to Board Policy that contain legal protections afforded to employees determined by federal and state law. Some or all of the legal rights were formerly included in the Agreement. This guide does not contain references to all laws, policies, and procedures that apply to employment issues. The policies listed herein are subject to change at any time.
Previously contained in the Educators Agreement Section 1.2
Except where required or permitted by law, employment practices shall not be influenced or affected by virtue of an applicant's or employee's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law. Employment decisions shall be based on job related qualifications and competence.Previously contained in the Educator's Agreement Section 3Establishes employment procedures for personnel recruitment, screening, and selection to ensure the employment of qualified candidates.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Davis School District establishes the following procedure to be followed by employees requesting, and site administrators and supervisors responding to requests for reasonable workplace accommodation from qualified individuals with disabilities.Student ConductThe District recognizes the importance of local community involvement and site-based decision making, therefore, each school shall develop a written school discipline plan containing clear rules of conduct and consequences consistent with this policy.