KISD Employee Update
Health & Wellness
Am I safe at work?
Have all staff returned to work now?
How do hourly employees track their work time?
If I can’t work for any reason (now or possibly after school starts), do I need to apply for leave to be absent, or request an accommodation to work from home?
What if I’m struggling with stress, anxiety, or other mental health concerns?
What if I’ve been exposed to, or test positive for, COVID-19?
How much premium pay should I have received if my supervisor directed me to work overtime prior to June 1st?
When did District Closure Pay for all staff end?
Who was eligible for “premium pay” during the District’s closure?
Are there special rules for how I engage with students, parents, and the community during remote student learning?
Staying In Touch
Should I continue to check the District’s website for updated information?
Hiring & Transfers
How can I help ensure job security and/or higher pay?
Is there a new hiring freeze?
What if I need a form completed & signed by HR?
What if I’m hurt at work, or hurt while working remotely from home with supervisor approval?
Health Insurance Benefits
What if I need to discuss or change my health insurance, or other benefits?
Programs and Resources Available to KISD Employees
Employee Assistance Program - FREE to all employees
With things changing daily it is not uncommon for individuals to experience some amount of anxiety. Through KISD’s employee assistance program staff has free access to Unum’s EAP’s counseling up to three face to face visits per year and unlimited virtual visits. This service is there to help manage issues such as anxiety, stress and depression.
Unum EAP provides counselors who will provide an assessment and support, all in a confidential online setting. Confidentiality is maintained in accordance with privacy laws and professional ethical standards. The District will not be notified when EAP services are requested or used.
For more information on the services provided by the employee assistance program click here.
Employee Benefits Information
We hope everyone stays safe during this unique time to minimize contact and transmission of COVID-19. Below is the most up to date information we have received. We will continue to relay information as it is received. Should you be concerned about contraction of COVID-19, a questionnaire has been posted to the MyBSWHealth app for screening prior to scheduling an appointment, walking into a clinic, or arriving at a hospital emergency department.
Alerts have been posted on the member and employer portals, as well as information on the Customer Service IVR. We have been advised COVID -19 testing will be covered for our fully insured clients. Official notification with added details will be shared as soon as possible.
Below is the link posted within the member portal for additional information: