You are entitled to take up to three work days with pay to attend the funeral and take care of personal matters related to the death of a member of your immediate family. (IMMEDIATE FAMILY herein shall be defined as a spouse, child, grandchild, parent, brother, sister, niece, nephew, aunt, uncle, and equivalent relatives of an existing spouse). In the event that an employee has pallbearer duties, the employee shall be granted four hours the day of the funeral off with no loss of pay. Only regular full-time employees are eligible for paid funeral leave. Upon returning to work, the employee must record his/her absence as a bereavement leave on their attendance record. Proof of death and relationship to the deceased may be required.
(Ord. 02-55, passed 1-14-03; Am. Ord. 09-56, passed 10-13-09; Am. Ord.13-42, passed 10-22-13)