Bereavement Leave

 

Bereavement Leave Entitlements
Bereavement involving a family member:

  • 5 consecutive days (including weekends) in the case of a spouse, partner, child or a person to whom the employee is in loco parentis.
  • 3 consecutive days (including weekends) in the case of a parent, brother, sister, parent in law, step-parent, grandparent, aunt or uncle.

Should the death occur after school hours the bereavement leave commences from the following day. Should the death occur at the weekend, for example, a Saturday, the bereavement leave commences from the day directly following the death i.e. Sunday.

Apply on CoreHR here

Employees to include details of relationship to deceased in the ‘comments’ section on CoreHR.

In respect of CL 19/00 [2.1 (b)] please outline reasons for request in the ‘comments’  section on CoreHR.

Any further queries please contact the Human Resources Department:
Ann Lennon (alennon@kcetb.ie)

or

Shona Ainsley (Shona.Ainsley@kilkennycarlowetb.ie)

Name Downloads
Circular Letter 32/2010 Brief absences for special needs assistants in recognised primary and post-primary schools
Circular Letter 19/2000 Extension of substitute cover to include certain teacher absences arising out of particular family events

 

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