Bereavement Leave

Employees who wish to take time off due to the death of an immediate family member should notify their supervisor immediately. Unpaid time off of three days will be granted to allow the employee to attend the funeral and make any necessary arrangements associated with the death.Longer periods of time may be granted depending on staffing needs and approval from president.

Bereavement leave will normally be granted unless there are unusual business needs or staffing requirements. Employees may, with their supervisors’ approval, use any available paid leave for additional time off as necessary.

Imua Physical Therapy defines “immediate family” as the employee’s spouse, parent, child, sibling; the employee’s spouse’s parent, child, or sibling; the employee’s child’s spouse; grandparents or grandchildren.

Policy No.  309  Issued  10/21/2012  Applicable  1/20/2013

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