Bereavement/Funeral Leave

Bereavement/Funeral Leave

 

Employees are eligible for five days of bereavement leave with pay for each death of an immediate family member or of a significantly close relative.

  • Immediate family: a close relative, domestic partner or other person residing in the immediate household of the employee, except domestic employees, roomers or roommates.
  • Significantly close relative: a spouse, domestic partner or the employee's or his/her spouse's mother, father, grandmother, grandfather, grandchild, son, son-in-law, daughter, daughter-in-law, brother, sister, or relative living in the immediate household of the employee.
  • Employees may request to extend their bereavement leave by using accrued sick leave (subject to supervisory approval and the provisions of applicable collective bargaining agreements).

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