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MSUE Administrative Handbook: Human Resources
  
SECTION: Personnel
   
SUBJECT: FUNERAL LEAVE (BEREAVEMENT)
 
POLICY: Employees are granted funeral leave
 
APPLIES TO: MSUE provost-appointed academic staff
   
PROVISIONS/
RESTRICTIONS:

In the case of death of a faculty/academic staff member’s immediate family, it is practice to provide up to three days paid time off work to attend the funeral or memorial services and to make necessary arrangements. If additional time is needed, vacation time, as applicable, or leave of absence without pay may be requested.

The immediate family consists of a faculty/academic staff member’s spouse or MSU-recognized same-sex domestic partner; the son, daughter, parent, grandparent, grandchild, brother, sister (or the spouse of any of them), of either the faculty/academic staff member or the faculty/academic staff member’s spouse/MSU-recognized same-sex domestic partner.

One day of paid time off work will be allowed in the case of death of an uncle, aunt, nephew, or niece of either the faculty/academic staff member or the faculty/academic staff member’s spouse/MSU-recognized same-sex domestic partner.

 DATE:  April 2009