Bereavement Leave provides up to three days of leave after the death of an employee's immediate family member. Immediate family includes:

    • Spouse
    • Child (includes a biological, adopted, step, foster child, son/daughter-in-law, a legal ward, or a child for whom the employee stands in loco parentis)
    • Parent (includes stepparent and parent-in-law, or other individual who stands in loco parentis to the employee)
    • Sibling (includes stepsibling and sibling-in law)
    • Grandparent
    • Grandchild
    • Person residing in employee’s household at the time of death

    How to claim bereavement leave

    • In Skyward Employee Access, request your leave using local or state personal leave, compensatory time, or unpaid time off
    • Submit a Bereavement Leave Request Form to HR along with the required documentation

    Up to three days of state personal leave, local leave, comp time, or unpaid time will be credited back to your leave balance after the request is approved.