Category: Absence From Work
The city provides employees with four days paid leave of absence upon the death and funeral of any of the following family members:
Bereavement leave must be taken between the day of the death and seven calendar days following the funeral.
If the death of a family member occurs during an employee's vacation, the employee will be granted bereavement leave with pay and the vacation credits will be restored.
Employees must inform their executive directors/general managers/division head or designate in writing, of the death and dates of bereavement leave.
Employees may be required to provide supporting documentation if requested.