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Bereavement & Funeral Leave

Eligible employees may be granted leave with pay for up to (5) five days of bereavement for each death of an immediate family member or a significantly close relative. Please refer to your Collective Bargaining Agreement for a detailed definition of immediate family member and significantly close relative.

  • Employees may request to extend their bereavement leave by using accrued sick leave (subject to supervisory approval and the provisions of applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement).
  • Employees may be requested to provide verification of need for bereavement leave.

For more Information, please refer to the “Leaves of Absence With Pay” article of your Collective Bargaining Agreement.