Skip to main content

Union Making Plans for Employees to Return to Work in Phases Starting June 1


Posted Date: 05/20/2020

Union Making Plans for Employees to Return to Work in Phases Starting June 1

Message from the Superintendent

To All Union Employees:

Dr. HartzlerAs Oklahoma entered Phase 2 of the Open Up and Recover Safely (OURS) Plan on May 15, I wanted to provide Union employees with an update on where the district stands with regard to reopening. Download this letter here.

I have been in conversation with several outside agencies including health professionals and various city and state leaders. A district committee has been created and is working to prepare a district reopening plan. The committee will form guidelines for employee and student return based on the restrictions and recommendations for re-entry. Of course, there are many things that need to be taken into account before we begin to welcome students back on campus.

We anticipate phasing employees back to work beginning June 1, depending on the work of the committee. While we do not have answers to all questions yet, we want you to be prepared to return to work on June 1, in case you are asked to do so. We already have several staff members working onsite. Please be assured that this plan will be developed in accordance with all federal, state, and local guidelines for health and safety. We will share the plan with you as soon as possible.

A couple of other key things:

  • Overtime pay for hourly support employees called in to work by their supervisors will end June 1. Once employees are back in the workplace, we will resume normal clocking in/out procedures. (More on this later).
  • Given the huge disruption caused by Covid-19, the district will not be operating on summer hours as we have in the past.
  • Vacation days: We are looking at a possible extension of the deadline for taking vacation days accrued for the 2019-2020 school year. We have not yet settled on an expiration date for using these days up. Please know this is something we are working on.

Again, we appreciate everyone being flexible. We will keep you informed as we get answers to the many outstanding questions.

Sincerely,

Kirt Hartzler, Ed.D.
Superintendent

District Announcement

You Are In Redhawks Territory

Redhawks

Report A Threat

Report A Threat

District Flyers

District Calendar

Upcoming Events

Share This Page

Contact Information

Union Public Schools
8506 E. 61st Street
Tulsa, Oklahoma 74133
Map:
Phone: 918-357-4321

Current Weather

Current Condition: overcast clouds

Temperature: 41.76˚F

Feels Like: 35.69˚F

Wind Speeds: 10.31mph

Weather humidity: 93%

Chance of Precipitation: %

District News

Union Hosts State Leaders For Guided Tour Of District's Community Schools Initiative

Union Hosts State Leaders For Guided Tour Of District's Community Schools Initiative
[read full article]
Posted Date: 12/02/2022
Source Page: District News 22-23

40th Annual Darnaby Arts & Crafts Fair Dec. 3 At UMAC

40th Annual Darnaby Arts & Crafts Fair Dec. 3 At UMAC
[read full article]
Posted Date: 12/02/2022
Source Page: District News 22-23

U-Wear Holiday Sale!

U-Wear Holiday Sale!
[read full article]
Posted Date: 12/02/2022
Source Page: District News 22-23

Spring Enrollment For Union Adult Learning Center Open

Spring Enrollment For Union Adult Learning Center Open
[read full article]
Posted Date: 12/01/2022
Source Page: District News 22-23

Board Of Education Considers Proposed Changes To Board Policy

Board Of Education Considers Proposed Changes To Board Policy
[read full article]
Posted Date: 11/15/2022
Source Page: District News 22-23

Campus Life

Boevers Girls Enjoy A Girl Scout Lunch

Boevers Girls Enjoy A Girl Scout Lunch
[read full article]
Posted Date: 12/02/2022
Source Page: Campus Life 22-23

Andersen Hosts Academic Bowl Today

Andersen Hosts Academic Bowl Today
[read full article]
Posted Date: 12/02/2022
Source Page: Campus Life 22-23

Andersen Friday Fun

Andersen Friday Fun
[read full article]
Posted Date: 12/02/2022
Source Page: Campus Life 22-23

Elf Shop Open For Ellen Ochoa Business

Elf Shop Open For Ellen Ochoa Business
[read full article]
Posted Date: 12/02/2022
Source Page: Campus Life 22-23

Pizza Day!

Pizza Day!
[read full article]
Posted Date: 12/02/2022
Source Page: Campus Life 22-23