Code No. 414.4
CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEE BEREAVEMENT LEAVE
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 five (5) days, with "day" being defined as one work day based on contracted hours 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, grandchild or grandparent of the employee or a member of employee’s household.
A maximum of one (1) day 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.
The requirements stated in the Master Contract between employees in that certified collective bargaining unit and the board regarding the bereavement leave of such employees is followed.
Legal Reference: Iowa Code §§ 20.9; 279.8 (2007).
Cross Reference: 414 Classified Employee Vacations and Leaves of Absence
Approved 07/28/08 Reviewed Revised 4/27/10