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Professional Staff Program
Bereavement Leave

Three days of bereavement leave are available for the death of a 1family member. Bereavement leave is paid time away from work in addition to the employee's accrued paid leave and is used in full day increments. An employee may also request sick leave use for condolence or bereavement.

1 Family member means the employee's spouse or same or opposite sex domestic partner; child; parent; grandparent; grandchild; sister; or brother. Family member also includes individuals in the following relationships with the employee's spouse or domestic partner: child, parent, or grandparent. It also includes those persons in a “step” relationship.