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Employee Relations - Bereavement and Relatives Who is considered a relative for purposes of bereavement leave?

For purposes of bereavement leave, a relative is defined as:

  • parents: biological/adoptive parents, step-parents, in-laws
  • children: biological/adoptive children, step-children, in-laws
  • spouse
  • siblings: biological/adoptive siblings, step-siblings, in-laws
  • grandchildren
  • grandparents

If you need more information, call 713-743-3988 and schedule an appointment with an HR Generalist.