Bereavement Leave also called Compassionate Leave is a type of leave granted to an employee following serious illness or death of a relative or a friend.

How to apply for a Bereavement Leave

The Employee Self Service Portal allows you to raise Bereavement Leave requests from your mobile phone.

Bereavement Leave

Approval of Bereavement Leave

When you apply for a Bereavement Leave, your manager receives a notification, and either approves or rejects it.

Bereavement Leave - Leave Request

Once approved or rejected, you will get a notification from the system. If your application is approved, your attendance will be updated automatically.

Bereavement Leave - Leave Approved

Is Bereavement leave paid or unpaid?

Whether bereavement leave is paid or unpaid is at the discretion of the employer. Employers are not legally obliged to pay for bereavement leave but, usually, bereavement leave is a paid leave.

What is the duration of Bereavement Leave?

The duration of bereavement leave is decided by the company policy. Usually, companies provide 3 to 5 days. However, this can be extended by a manager if the employee has to travel or has to attend religious ceremonies.

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