5.9 Bereavement Leave
An employee who requests time off as a result of the death of his her spouse, registered domestic partner, child, parent (or parent-in-law or parent of registered domestic partner), sibling, grandchild or grandparent are entitled to five paid bereavement days. An employee who requests time off as the result of the death of his/her sibling-in-law, sibling of registered domestic partner, or other family member is entitled to three paid bereavement days. Please note that “step” relationships are considered the same as non-step relationships. With a supervisor’s approval, bereavement leaves may be extended by using paid personal and/or vacation time.
Approved June 9, 2014