Bereavement Leave - All Employees

adopted: Jan-2017
last revised: Jan-2017

In accordance with Illinois Child Bereavement Leave Act, all employees are eligible to take up to a total of ten (10) working days leave time for the death of a child, step-child, adopted child, or foster child to;

  • Attend the funeral of the child;
  • Make arrangements necessitated by the death of the child or;
  • Grieve the death of the child.

Bereavement Leave must be completed within 60 days after the employee receives notice of the death.

An employee may elect to substitute accrued sick, vacation, or personnel time for any unpaid leave portion.