BEREAVEMENT LEAVE AND JURY DUTY 14.01 Sample Clauses

BEREAVEMENT LEAVE AND JURY DUTY 14.01. When death occurs to a member of a Regular Employee's immediate family, the Employee will be granted upon request, an appropriate leave of absence and shall be compensated at that Employee's regular straight time hourly rate for hours lost from the Employee's regular schedule on the three (3) working days. The Employee will be allowed to schedule these three (3) days consecutively within the ten calendar days immediately following the date of such death. Employees will be required to notify their immediate supervisor or higher authority at their location to request Bereavement Leave. However, should the Employee be unable to do so due to the management personnel being unavailable (e.g. weekends or after normal work hours), notification will be made at the time the office opens on the first work day following the date of death. If the day of death is a normal working day and the Employee receives notification of the death after the commencement of their shift, the Employee will be paid for the balance of such shift. Provided the Employee attends the funeral and that day is one other than the three (3) working days immediately following the day of death, the Employee shall be compensated at the Employee's regular straight time hourly rate for hours lost from the Employee's regular schedule on the day of the funeral. Members of the Employee's immediate family are defined as the Employee's spouse, mother, father, sons and daughters, sisters, brothers, mother-in-law, father-in-law, grandchildren, Employee's grandfather, grandmother and the Employee's spouse's grandfather, grandmother. Step-father or step-mother will be recognized provided such stepfather or step-mother had the status of the Employee's father or mother. For purposes of interpretation, "spouse" includes common-law. Mother and father of common-law spouse are considered to be "mother-in-law" and "father-in-law." NOTE: (The "spouse" of the Employee shall be defined as the spouse on record with the Employer's Personnel Department). The Employer may require an Employee to provide proof of death of a member of the immediate family. Such proof will include place and date of death. 14.02Any Regular full-time Employee who is required to appear in the selection process for jury duty or to perform jury duty, or is required to appear as a witness in a court action resulting from an incident which directly involved the Employee and the Employer during the Employee's regular work day, will be reimbursed by the...