Policy 5.27 - Bereavement Leave

A full-time employee will be permitted up to three working days of bereavement leave without salary reduction if a member of the immediate family dies.


  1. The immediate family means a spouse, parent, child, brother, sister, grandparent, or grandchild. The term also includes the step, half, and in-law relationships.
  2. Leave for the death of an individual not a member of the immediate family must be approved by the immediate administrator and will be without pay.
  3. The provisions covering bereavement leave shall not apply during an employee’s scheduled vacation or any other paid leave.

Adopted: November 25, 2019