HR Policies & Employment Legislation
Sample Policies on Common HR Topics
Leaves - bereavement and compassionate leave
Many jurisdictions set minimum requirements for unpaid bereavement and compassionate leave. Some require a number of days to be paid. Employers may go beyond the minimum requirement by offering additional days or paid time off for employees to deal with the loss of a family member.
Compassionate Leave - Alberta Organization (PDF - 29KB)
Compassionate/Bereavement Leave - YWCA Yellowknife (PDF - 28KB)