Denton ISDLeave of Absence - TDL
TEMPORARY DISABILITY LEAVE (TDL)
Any full-time employee shall be eligible for Temporary Disability leave even if you have exhausted FML or do not qualify for FML. The maximum length of TDL shall be 180 calendar days. Temporary Disability can only be requested for the employee’s own serious medical condition (pregnancy included). For more information, see the TDL packet below.
Print out the above packet and fill out the Leave of Absence Request form and Leave Authorization Form and submit to the Risk Management Department. You must also include a letter addressed to the Superintendent stating reason for requesting leave, date leave is to start and when leave is expected to end.If all required documents are not received at the time of request, the leave will be denied until all documents are received.
Once the Risk Management Department receives all documentation you will be notified when your TDL is approved or declined.
When an employee is ready to return to work, it is the employee’s responsibility to deliver a medical release form to the Risk Management Department, completed by their doctor. This form must be signed by the doctor stating the return to work date and if there are any restrictions. The Risk Management Department will review and determine if the employee is eligible to return to work. If it is determined you can return to work, the employee will be given a Return to Work Notice . A copy will be emailed to the supervisor and the employee. All employees must report to the Risk Management Department and receive a Return to Work Notice prior to returning to his/her campus or department.