6333 Certified and Classified Workers' Compensation

The Grand Island Public Schools will participate in workers' compensation as required by statute.  All staff members of the GIPS will be covered by workers' compensation regardless of type of assignment, length of assignment, or hours worked per day.


The selected workers' compensation plan will provide coverage for medical expenses and wages to the extent required by statute to qualifying staff members. The amount of workers' compensation wage-replacement and sick leave benefits shall not exceed a regular daily rate of pay.


The superintendent or designee shall be responsible for developing administrative regulations to implement the workers' compensation plan and shall annually review the costs and performance of the plan with the Board, making recommendations for changes as necessary.


Legal Reference:           Neb. Statute 48-101 et seq.


Policy Adopted:  10.13.2016