Bereavement Leave

Bereavement Leave

Each employee may be granted five (5) days with pay for bereavement, funeral arrangements and/or funeral attendance in the event of the death of a member of the employee's immediate family. Members of the immediate family include mother, mother-in-law, father, father-in-law, spouse, son, daughter, brother, sister, grandparents of employee or spouse, son-in-law or daughter-in-law of employee, or any relative living within the immediate household of the employee.

Time off without pay may be granted for attendance at the funeral of a distant relative or close friend. An employee may choose to use personal necessity leave, vacation, or compensatory time for attendance at the funeral of a distant relative or close friend.

1. Fill out Confidential and Management Absence Report

When an employee is ill or has a medical appointment, sick leave can be used. Fill out the absence report with the code "S" for sick leave.

2. Turn in Absence Report to Supervisor

Turn in completed absence report to your supervisor for signature.

3. Turn in to Campus Human Resources Office

Once supervisor has approved and signed forward the absence report to the campus human resources office for posting of time.

4. Absence Report to District Payroll

Absence reports are forwarded to the district payroll office for auditing and posting.