In the event of the death of a close family member, the College will provide up to three (3) days of paid leave for full-time employees. The duration of the leave is at the discretion of the College. Up to two (2) additional days may be granted to accommodate extensive travel in the case of a close family member.
A family member, for the purposes of bereavement leave, may be defined as a spouse (as per the definition listed in the benefit booklet), parent, step-parent, child, step-child, brother, brother-in-law, sister, sister-in-law, father-in-law, mother-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, grandparent, grandparent of spouse, grandchild, or guardian.
Please make your application for bereavement leave in writing to your manager.
For source language, please see Directive HR16, Article 12.5 of the Support Staff Collective Agreement (PDF), Article 21.04 of the Academic Collective Agreement (PDF), or Section 6.4 of the Administrative Terms and Conditions of Employment (PDF).
If you have further questions, please contact Kelly Irwin.