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Code No.  414.4




In the event of a death of a member of a classified employee's immediate family, bereavement leave may be granted.  Bereavement leave granted may be for a maximum of 5 days, with "day" being defined as one work day regardless of full-time or part-time status of the employee, per occurrence, for the death of a member of the immediate family.  The immediate family includes child, spouse, parent, brother, sister, mother-in-law, father-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, grandchildren, or grandparents of the employee or any member of the immediate household or personal friend or relative not listed above.


A maximum of 3 days of bereavement leave per year will be granted for the death of a close friend or other relative not listed above.


It is within the discretion of the superintendent to determine the number of bereavement leave days to be granted.



NOTE: Boards should adapt IASB sample policies to meet the needs of the local district. Please ensure that the language contained in local policy is consistent with language contained in other district documents (e.g., handbooks, master contracts, etc.).