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(a) If death occurs among members of the employee's family, such employee shall be granted paid funeral leave in accordance with the following schedule, provided, the employee attends the funeral:
Spouse, son, daughter, stepchild, mother, father, stepparent;
10 calendar days
Brother, sister, grandparent, grandparent- in-law, grandchild, mother-in-law, father-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in- law, daughter-in-law, son-in-law;
5 calendar days
Aunt, uncle, niece, nephew;
1 calendar day
A. Upon approval, if an employee on funeral leave for the death of the employee's aunt, uncle, niece or nephew requests additional time off, additional days may be granted and charged to sick leave or vacation at the employee's option, up to a maximum of 3 days.
(b) If the death of the family member occurs outside of the continental United States and the employee does not attend the funeral, one (1) day paid funeral leave will be granted.
(Ord. 49-01. Passed 11-5-2001.)