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RSCC Policy PA-19-01; Bereavement Leave

RSCC Policy PA-19-01; Bereavement Leave

Roane State Community College
Policy Number: PA-19-01
Subject: Bereavement Leave

Roane State Community College provides all regular, full-time and part-time employees time off without loss of pay to attend the funeral of a close relative, consistent with Chapter 1010 of the Public Acts of 1988 and T.C.A. § 8-50-113.

An employee who is absent during his/her regularly scheduled work week due to the death of an immediate family member shall receive payment for reasonable and customary days absent, such days of payment not to exceed three (3) regularly scheduled work days. Immediate family shall be deemed to include spouse; child, step-child; grandchild; parent, step-parent, foster parent, parent-in-law; grandparent; and sibling(s).

In addition to the three (3) regularly scheduled work days, sick leave not to exceed two (2) days may be granted at the discretion of the appropriate approving authority in the instance of death of an immediate family member listed above.

Revision History: 07/01/1990, 07/31/0995, 03/15/2000
TBR Policy Reference: 5:01:01:09
Revision Date Effective: 03/15/2000
Revision Approval By: William S. Fuqua, III, Interim President
Original Date Effective: 02/20/1989
Original Approval By: Sherry L. Hoppe, President
Office Responsible: Executive Vice President for Business & Finance
Reviewed: 05/21/2014
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