Funeral/Bereavement Leave

Staff

100% FTE Position

If you are absent from work because of death in your family, you are allowed off work with full pay on the following basis:

Funeral/Bereavement Allowed Time Off
Family Member Employee's Employee's Partner's
Partner up to 40 hours N/A
Parent (including stepparent, guardian, or foster parent up to 40 hours up to 40 hours
Brother or sister (including half-brother or half-sister) up to 40 hours up to 8 hours
Partners of brother or sister up to 8 hours up to 8 hours
Child or stepchild up to 40 hours up to 40 hours
Partner of child or stepchild up to 40 hours up to 40 hours
Grandchild up to 40 hours up to 40 hours
Grandparent up to 8 hours up to 8 hours
Aunt or uncle up to 8 hours up to 8 hours
Partners of aunts and uncles up to 8 hours up to 8 hours
Nephew or niece up to 8 hours up to 8 hours

If you take any additional time off, you will need to charge it to vacation time or, at your option, take a payroll deduction.

For more information see Policy HR 34: Other Paid Time Off, Staff Employees

HR-88 Position (Annual FTE of 75% or more)

To calculate the amount of paid time off available to you, multiply the amount of paid time off specified by your annual FTE.

Technical Service

Policies affecting employees represented by a union are found in the appropriate Agreements.

Faculty

If you are in a full-time academic appointment, you do not have defined funeral leave – the amount of paid time off is determined by your college.