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Any employee or officer who has to make arrangements for or attend a funeral or has to attend to estate business following the funeral during his or her regularly scheduled work hours shall be permitted to use up to five days’ sick leave for that funeral. This five-day limit for a single funeral may be extended at the discretion of the department head. An employee will be allowed to use up to a maximum of ten days of sick leave as funeral leave in one calendar year. Any additional time required to make arrangements for or to attend a funeral or to attend to estate business following the funeral may be taken as vacation, compensatory leave, personal leave or time off without pay.
(1957 Rev. Ords., § 3.206; 1992 Code, § 30-156) (Ord. 2686, passed 6-15-1970; Ord. 87-91, passed 11-25-1991)