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Human Resources

Human Resources

Policies and Procedures

Bereavement Leave

Effective 2/28/13

If you are a full-time regular employee and a death occurs in your family:

You may be granted up to five (5) days off from work with pay in the event of the death of your spouse, domestic partner, child, parent or legal guardian, sibling, grandparent, grandchildren, spouse of any child or any other relative living in the employee’s household, or corresponding step-relation;

You may be granted up to two (2) days off from work with pay in the event of the death of father-in-law, mother-in-law, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, or any other in-laws, or the spouse of any of these relations, or corresponding step-relation; and

You may take personal days or vacation days at your election in the event of the death of a co-worker or close friend.

Requests for bereavement leave should be made to your immediate supervisor and reported to the Human Resources Office on the attendance report.