Bereavement Leave


The University recognizes the importance of family and the difficulties employees face following the death of a family member or another person close to the employee.

For nonrepresented staff, covered by Personnel Policies for Staff Members (PPSM):

For information regarding bereavement leave, check PPSM 2.210 - Absence From Work Policy

For represented staff, covered by a union contract:

For CUE, AFSCME, AFT (LX), UPTE, FUPOA covered employees should review the sick leave policy in their applicable contract for details regarding bereavement leave.

For CNA, AFT (IX), UAW, FF covered employees should review the leaves of absence policy in their applicable contract for details regarding bereavement leave.

For more information employees should contact their union representatives or contact Employee & Labor Relations at 754-8892.