Creating a Bereavement Leave Policy for Your Company

Arizona Employment Law Letter
Employment & Labor Law

In our February “Work on It” column, we addressed the benefits of having a bereavement leave policy. This month, we examine how to craft the right type of bereavement policy for your workplace. What type of bereavement leave should you offer and how much? Who will be eligible for leave? How should employees notify you of their need for leave? Answering those types of questions in a comprehensive bereavement leave policy helps you manage employees’ expectations and respond to leave requests when the time arises. So, what should you include in your bereavement leave policy?

Read more from Jodi Bohr about bereavement policy.