Who is considered an immediate family member for bereavement purposes?
Husband, wife, son, daughter, mother, father, grandmother, grandfather, grandchildren, brother, sister, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, mother-in-law, father-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, domestic partner, and the mother, father, son, daughter, brother, or sister of the domestic partner, as well as minor children for whom the officer or employee or the officer’s or employee's domestic partner provide day-to-day care and financial support.
May I use Donated Sick for bereavement purposes?
No, Donated Sick Leave
usage is limited to situations when an employee is unable to work due to a serious health condition or when an employee needs to care for an immediate family member with a serious health condition. Please visit our Family Medical Leave page
for additional information.
Am I limited to 40 hours bereavement or 48 hours sick bereavement per year?
No, you may request bereavement leave or sick bereavement per qualifying event.