Enacts new GS 126-8.6 (concerning state employees) and new GS 115C-336.2 (concerning public school employees) to allow up to three days of paid bereavement leave upon the death of an immediate family member, reduced by one day for each day a paid holiday or nonworkday occurs during the leave period. Defines immediate family member as (1) spouse, child, parent, sibling, grandparent, and grandchild and corresponding step, half, or in-laws or (2) and person living in the employee's home for whom the employee may claim a tax deduction. Prohibits accumulating the leave or using the leave for creditable service towards retirement.
Requires the State Personnel Commission and the State Board of Education to adopt rules necessary to implement the act.
Effective July 1, 2013.
Bill S 274 (2013-2014)Summary date: Mar 12 2013 - View summary