4.150 - Funeral Leave

Effective Date: 9/18/2013

4.150-POL

This policy applies to all Department employees requesting funeral leave.

1. Employees May Refer to City Personnel Rule 7.8-Funeral Leave for Definitions and Application

2. Employees May Take Funeral Leave

See 4.150-PRO-1 Requesting Funeral Leave

Sworn employees may use five days paid funeral leave for a "close relative" or "relative other than a close relative".

Non-sworn employees may use one day of paid funeral leave for a "close relative".

  • If the non-sworn employee must travel 200 miles or more, then one additional day of funeral leave with pay is allowed.
  • Non-sworn employees may take four additional days of "Sick Leave" amounting to five days off.

4.150-PRO-1 Requesting Funeral Leave

Employee

1. Completes the Application for Funeral Leave (form 2.91).

2. Submits the form to their Sergeant/Supervisor.

Sergeant/Supervisor

3. Approves or disapproves the request, then forwards the form up the chain of command.

Lieutenant/Manager

4. Approves or disapproves the request, then forwards the form up the chain of command.

Captain/Director

5. Approves or disapproves the request.

6. If approved, forwards to Payroll and notifies Sergeant/Supervisor.

Sergeant/Supervisor

7. Notifies the requesting employee.

8. Marks "RA" on the timesheet for regular funeral leave days off.

9. Marks "RB" for non-sworn employees using sick time to attend a funeral.