Funeral Leave

Departmental Responsibility: Office of Human Resources
Topic: Leave - Funeral
Policy: Funeral Leave
Effective: September 29, 2008
Last Revised Date: April 03, 2012


Leave:  Funeral

Goal:
To provide  employees with leave when there has been a death in the immediate family.

Eligibility:
Employees in FTE, Temporary Grant (TGP), and Time-Limited (TLP) positions who are scheduled to work at least 20 hours a week are eligible for Funeral leave.

Ineligibility:
Employees in an FTE, TGP or TLP position working less than 20 hours a week are ineligible for Funeral Leave. All employees not in an FTE, TGP or TLP position are ineligible for the Funeral leave as specified in this policy.

Definition of Immediate Family:

Immediate family is defined as the spouse, great-grandparents, grandparents, parents, legal guardians, brothers, spouse of brothers, sisters, spouse of sisters, children, spouse of children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren of either the employee or the spouse.

Amount of Leave to be Taken:

An employee, upon request, shall be granted up to three consecutive workdays of leave with pay on the death of any member of the employee's immediate family.

Required Documentation:

An employee requesting leave for a death in the immediate family shall submit a statement to their supervisor stating the name of the deceased and the relationship to the deceased.

Process:

Employees utilizing Funeral leave must submit the number of hours they served into the university leave system and select “Funeral” as reason for absence.

Information on other types of paid leave may be found at SCOHR Other Leave Policies.

 



THE LANGUAGE USED IN THIS DOCUMENT DOES NOT CREATE AN EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT BETWEEN THE EMPLOYEE AND THE AGENCY. THE DOCUMENT DOES NOT CREATE ANY CONTRACTUAL RIGHTS OR ENTITLEMENTS. THE AGENCY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REVISE THE CONTENT OF THIS DOCUMENT, IN WHOLE OR IN PART. NO PROMISES OR ASSURANCES, WHETHER WRITTEN OR ORAL, WHICH ARE CONTRARY OR INCONSISTENT WITH THE TERMS OF THIS PARAGRAPH CREATE ANY CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT.

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