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Labor Agreements for Deputy Sheriffs' Association (DSA)

2023 - 2026 DSA Memorandum of Understanding: Article 23: Compassionate Leave

Article 23: Compassionate Leave

With respect to this Article, the term “spouse” shall also include domestic partner. A full-time or part-time employee may be granted up to three (3) of the employee's regular work days of leave with pay, in the event of death of the employee's spouse, domestic partner, child, stepchild, child-in-law,  sibling, sibling-in-law, grandparent, great-grandparent, grandchild or person with whom the employee has a relationship of in loco parentis, or the parent of the employee or of the spouse of the employee.  Where travel in excess of 300 miles one way from the employee's residence is required, up to an additional two (2) of the employee's regular work days of sick leave may be used to supplement compassionate leave.

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