1. Employees shall be granted up to five (5) working days off with pay in the event of the death of a member of the immediate family.

2. Immediate family consists of:
a. Spouse
b. Parent (including stepparent, guardian, or foster parent)
c. Son or stepson (or spouse)
d. Daughter or stepdaughter (or spouse)
e. Grandchild (or spouse)
f. Brother or sister (including half brother or half sister) (or spouse).
g. Spouse's parent (including stepparent, guardian, or foster parent)
h. Grandparents/Grandparents of Spouse
i. Any other related person living in the employee's household.

3. Time off with pay may be approved by the supervisor, not to exceed one (1) day, to attend the funeral service of an associate, friend, or relative not defined as immediate family.

4. Leave with pay will not be granted when, because of distance or other reason, the employee does not attend the funeral.

5. Time taken in excess of these allowances must be approved by the respective vice president and taken without pay or charged to vacation.

Revision Dates: 06-19-2000, 10-18-1999.

Policy Number: 


Policy Type: 

Administrative Policy

Adoption Date: 

Tuesday, July 12, 1977

Review Date: 

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Revision Date: 

Monday, June 19, 2000