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(a) Full-time employees are eligible for funeral leave that may be used to a maximum of three eight hour workdays for the death of a member of an employee's immediate family. If the death in the immediate family requires that the employee travel more than 300 miles, the employer may, at the request of the employee, allow up to two additional workdays as funeral leave. Any additional time granted must be requested by the employee and shall utilize either sick leave or vacation leave, at the option of the employee subject to the approval of the employer.
(b) Immediate family is defined as: spouse, children, parents, brother, sister, grandparent, grandchild, legal guardian, mother-in-law, father-in-law, sister-in-law, brother-in-law, daughter-in-law, son-in-law, spouse's grandparents, aunt, uncle, stepparents, stepchildren, niece and nephew.
(Ord. 2000-163. Passed 12-4-00; Ord. 2005-031. Passed 4-4-05; Ord. 2006-034. Passed 3-6-06; Ord. 2006-213. Passed 12-29-06; Ord. 2020-034. Passed 3-23-20.)