Employment of Relatives

MJUSD
DIVISION 4000
ALL PERSONNEL

EMPLOYMENT OF RELATIVES

The following regulations shall govern conflict of interest in the employment of staff:

  1. No spouse, child or dependent of a Governing Board member shall be appointed to a position in this school district.
  2. Persons related to a Governing Board member may be employed following full disclosure of the relationship and sufficient vote for appointment without counting the vote of the related Governing Board member within the confines of appropriate Government and Education Codes.
  3. A spouse, child or dependent of a Governing Board member may be employed on a competitive basis within the confines of appropriate Government and Education Codes.
  4. Persons employed prior to the adoption of this policy will be permitted to remain in their positions.

Note: When this policy is in conflict with the affirmative action policy, the affirmative action policy will prevail.

Legal Reference:

Education Code
35233 Prohibitions applicable to members of governing boards of school districts

Government Code
1090-1097 Prohibitions applicable to specified officers
1125-1128 Incompatible activities
87100-87103.5 Conflicts of interest: general prohibition

First Reading: 12/5/00

Governing Board Adoption: 1/17/01

(Former BP 4370)

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