Human Resources

Staff Policies

J. Other Leaves

Reed College reserves the right to change, terminate or otherwise modify any or all provisions of the following benefits at any time and for any reason.

2. Bereavement leave


All regular full-time and part-time employees. Union employees must refer to their union contract.

The program

In the event of death of an immediate family member, domestic partner, or another person living in the same household as the employee, the employee will be allowed to take up to a maximum of two weeks of leave per death of a family member, up to a maximum of 12 weeks per leave year for bereavement leave under the Oregon Family Leave Act (OFLA) and the Reed College family medical leave policy. This leave must be completed within 60 days after the date on which the employee receives notice of the death.

The employee will be paid for the first three scheduled work day(s) missed and may be required to furnish satisfactory evidence to support the leave. Additional days beyond three may be used from accrued vacation time or taken without pay, with the approval of the employee's supervisor.

"Immediate family" is defined as current spouse or domestic partner, mother, father, step-parents, sister, brother, children, step children, current mother-in-law, current father-in-law, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandparents, and grandchildren.

last revised: 2/13/2012

last reviewed: 2/13/2012

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