Bereavement leave shall be granted for the death of an employee's spouse; "domestic
partner," as defined in the New York Administrative Code Section 1-112(21); natural,
foster or step parent; child; brother or sister; father-in-law; mother-in-law or other relative
residing in the household.
Effective November 26, 1999, bereavement leave shall be granted for the death of a
When a death in an employee's family occurs while the employee is on annual or sick leave,
such time as is excusable for death in the family shall not be charged to annual or sick leave.
Social Service Employees Union Local 371
817 Broadway, New York, NY 10003