The Executive Vice President, Vice Presidents, Department Chairs and Administrative Managers are authorized to grant paid Bereavement Leave to regular employees. Bereavement leave is in addition to Vacation, Family Illness, and Occasional Illness time, and will be granted to cover absences associated with a death in the immediate family or household.
Death in the Immediate Family or Household
To ensure equal treatment for all benefit eligible employees (including full-time, 1/2-time, 3/4-time, Visiting and Postdoctoral Investigators with one + appointment), and consistency among supervisors in granting Bereavement Leave, the following categories apply:
|Category A (up to 5 days) for:|
|Category B (up to 3 days) for:|
|Other relatives residing in the employee’s home|
Last updated: March 19, 2014