• 414.4

    Code No.  414.4


    In the event of a death of a member of a licensed employee's immediate family, bereavement leave may be granted.  Bereavement leave may be granted to a licensed employee for no more than five (5) days (limited to ten (10) days for multiple deaths resulting from a single occurrence), with "day" being defined as one work day regardless of full-time or part-time status of the employee, per occurrence, in the event of the death of an employee’s spouse, child, step-child, parent, step-parent, brother, sister, mother-in-law, father-in-law, grandparent, or grandchildren.  Up to two (2) days may be granted to attend the funeral of other relatives and up to one (1) day to attend the funeral of a person of unusually close relationship. 

    It shall be within the discretion of the superintendent to determine the number of bereavement leave days to be granted.

    Legal Reference:       Iowa Code §§ 20.9; 279.8  (2007)

    Cross Reference:       414    Classified Employee Vacations and Leaves of Absence

    Approved:  4/18/2009

    Reviewed:  3/25/2009

    Revised:    4/18/2009, 02/19/2014