Bereavement Leave (staff)

In the event of death of a member of an employee’s immediate family, an employee may be granted a bereavement leave of absence of up to three normally scheduled consecutive days off with pay immediately following the death to arrange for and/or attend the funeral.  “Immediate family” is defined as the employee’s current: spouse, mother, stepmother, father, stepfather, child, stepchild, sister, brother, grandparents, grandchildren, mother-in-law, father-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, son-in-law, and daughter-in-law.  Additional days beyond three may be used from accrued vacation time, with the approval of the employee’s immediate supervisor.