Human Resources

Funeral Leave

Scope

Full-time faculty and administrative employees.

Policy

It is the policy of Albion College to grant employees paid funeral leave for up to five days in order to make arrangements and attend the funeral of a member of the employee's immediate family. Immediate family includes an employee's spouse, child, stepchild, grandchild, mother, father, mother-in-law, father-in-law, brother, sister, grandparent, daughter-in-law, and son-in-law.

Employees are eligible for up to three days paid funeral leave in order to make arrangements and attend the funeral for relatives other than the immediate family.

Procedure

Upon the death of a member of an employee's family, the employee must notify and request from the employee's supervisor the length of time the employee needs to be absent from work.

Cabinet reviewed 7/97

Funeral Leave

Scope

Full-time faculty and administrative employees.

Policy

It is the policy of Albion College to grant employees paid funeral leave for up to five days in order to make arrangements and attend the funeral of a member of the employee's immediate family. Immediate family includes an employee's spouse, child, stepchild, grandchild, mother, father, mother-in-law, father-in-law, brother, sister, grandparent, daughter-in-law, and son-in-law.

Employees are eligible for up to three days paid funeral leave in order to make arrangements and attend the funeral for relatives other than the immediate family.

Procedure

Upon the death of a member of an employee's family, the employee must notify and request from the employee's supervisor the length of time the employee needs to be absent from work.

Cabinet reviewed 7/97

Flowers and Gifts

Scope

All employees

Policy

Purchase of flowers or gifts shall be approved only through the Human Resources office. Exception is made where items have been authorized by a cabinet officer.

Upon the death of an employee or an employee's spouse, child, mother or father a memorial donation to a charity designated by the family will be made on behalf of the College.

Flowers, memorial donations or other personal gifts to employees except as noted above are not to be purchased with college funds, but should be financed through voluntary contributions.

Procedure

The Human Resources office should be advised when it is necessary to order an item. The following information should be provided:

  1. Name of the employee or deceased person.
  2. Name and address of the charity
  3. Relationship of the person to the employee.

Origianl policy Cabinet reviewed 7/97  Revised 2014

Exit Interview/Sign Out Visit

Scope

All administrative and union employees.

Policy

Employees leaving the employ of the College must schedule an Exit Interview with the Human Resources office.

All College keys, credit cards, identification card and any passes for dependent(s) must be turned in to the Human Resources office at the time of the Exit Interview. The employee must provide a forwarding address at this time.

The cost of College property not returned at the time of the Exit Interview or any outstanding debt will be deducted from the employee's final paycheck as authorized by the employee.

Exit Interviews will become part of the employee's personnel file.

Procedure

The employee must contact the Human Resources office to arrange a convenient time (usually on the last day of employment) for the interview.

The employee's final payroll check will be cleared with Human Resources prior to distribution to the employee.

Revised 7/97 - Cabinet approved

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