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Bereavement, Family, Emergency Leave – Non Bargaining Employees

Bereavement leave may be granted up to five days for death in the employee’s family.  If extended travel or a second leave is necessary in order to attend to a funeral, memorial service or business relating to the death, two (2) additional days will be allowed.  Family is defined as child (biological, adopted, foster, stepchild or legal ward), spouse, parent/parent-in-law, or person who stood in loco parentis to the employee when the employee was a child, or anyone residing as a member of the employee’s household.

Cross Reference: Board Policy 5021 Applicability of Personnel Policies
Legal References: RCW 28A.400.300 Hiring and discharging employees — Written leave policies — Seniority and leave benefits of employees transferring between school districts
RCW 49.12.270 Sick leave, time off — Care of family members
Chapter 49.76 RCW Domestic Violence Leave
Management Resources:
Policy News, October 2011 Policy Manual Revisions
Policy News, April 2009 Domestic Violence Leave


Adoption Date: 08.11.69

Former Policy Number 5321, 5323

Clover Park School District

Revised: 08.11.69; 05.12.86; 06.12.95; 02.10.03; 08.13.12