Sick leave may be used by the leave eligible employee when ill or injured or when in need of medical attention or when death occurs in the immediate family.
A leave eligible employee may use sick leave for a member of the immediate family who is ill, injured, or in need of medical attention. Immediate family for this purpose is defined as: father, mother, son, daughter, brother, sister, husband, wife, mother-in-law, father-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, grandmother, grandfather, granddaughter, grandson, stepmother, stepfather, step children, or others considered to be members of the household and living under the same roof.
A leave eligible employee is required to notify his/her supervisor prior to the beginning of his/her shift (unless not feasible due to hospitalization, etc.) or immediately if the leave eligible employee becomes ill or unable to work for any reason while at work and to follow the institution's established procedures for absences from work. The notification shall be given to the immediate supervisor or designee, as determined by established procedures of the institution.