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APPENDIX TO POLICY

Immediate Family Definitions - Civil Service Rules and Union-Represented Staff Labor Agreements

Applicable to Sick Leave

SOURCE REASON DEFINITION
Civil Service Rules To care for or make arrangements for the care of an ill member of the employee's immediate family. (Up to ten days per fiscal year–effective July 1, 2011) Employee's Immediate Family – Spouse; and siblings, parents, and wards of the employee, spouse.
Teamsters Collective Bargaining Agreement (Unit 3) To arrange nursing care for a member of the immediate family. (At supervisor's sole discretion) Immediate Family - Spouse, , parents of spouse, and the parents, guardian, children, brothers, sisters, or wards of the employee.
Clerical and Office Unit Agreement (Unit 6) To care for or make arrangements for the care of an ill member of the employee's immediate family. (Up to five days per incident. The department may approve an additional five days provided this illness is covered by the FMLA.) Immediate Family – Spouse or cohabitor, children (including foster children and step children), parents, or parents-in-law or siblings of the employee.
Technical Unit Agreement (Unit 7) To care for or make arrangements for the care of an ill member of the employee's immediate family. (Up to five days per incident. The department may approve an additional five days provided this illness is covered by the FMLA.) Immediate Family – Spouse or cohabitor, children (including foster children and step children) or siblings, parents, or parents-in-law of the employee.
Health Care Agreement (Unit 4) For absences necessitated by:
  • Illness of a spouse, minor or dependent children, foster or step children, or parent, or significant other. (For such reasonable periods as  attendance may be necessary)
  • To arrange for necessary nursing care of members of the family
The words "immediate family" are not used but the following individuals are covered:
  • Spouse*, minor or dependent children, foster or step children, or parent, or siblings, or significant other* (*must be living in household of employee)
  • Members of the family

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