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This policy establishes guidelines granting paid leave for UW–Madison employees upon the death of a family member.
About this Policy
The Office of Human Resources (OHR) is currently reviewing this policy. OHR is consolidating and updating the format of policies to reflect changes in state law that took effect on July 1, 2015. Until this policy has been revised, please refer to the existing policy or policies:
For Academic Staff, Faculty, and/or Limited appointees: UPPP 16.02 Sick Leave, Vacation, ALRA, Bereavement Leave, Jury Duty, and Other Leaves with Pay.
For University Staff: Employee Handbook for Classified Employees (see Sick Leave section)
Note: Where the policy text refers to “Classified Staff,” this reference applies to University Staff. Where the policy text refers to “Unclassified Staff,” this reference applies to Academic Staff, Faculty, and/or Limited appointees.