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Family death question 
19th-Sep-2009 09:25 pm
Does anyone know how much time in PA you get off when family dies? I forgot to ask the Asst. Manger when I called in this morning.
20th-Sep-2009 02:50 am (UTC)
I think you get three days. I don't see why PA would be different.
20th-Sep-2009 02:55 am (UTC)
Yup.. Pretty sure it's 3 days bereavement pay
20th-Sep-2009 04:06 am (UTC)
Three days, AFAIK. I'm sorry for your loss.
20th-Sep-2009 04:22 am (UTC)
Thanks everyone
20th-Sep-2009 01:35 pm (UTC)
3 days. But only for immediate family memebers, (Parents, Brothers or sister, and grandparents) and not ones related by marrage.
20th-Sep-2009 05:32 pm (UTC)
Not necessarily. I got 3 days when my brother-in-law passed away.
20th-Sep-2009 09:34 pm (UTC)
Hmmm, then it's different from store to store, I could get the days off paid w?o useing my personal or vacation, for my husbands mom.
20th-Sep-2009 11:04 pm (UTC)
hmm sounds to me like your management is fucked up. My mother has worked for Walmart for 10 years; when my grandmother died (my dad's mother) my mom was able to get bereavement pay for my grandmother's funeral.
20th-Sep-2009 11:08 pm (UTC)
Your own Grandparents are part of it. When my passed a few years ago, I did get the days off. But if it was for a husbands or wifes grandparent or parents, you cant get it off.
21st-Sep-2009 04:02 am (UTC)
Well, she did write that it was her mother who got the time off for her husband's mother.
21st-Sep-2009 10:08 pm (UTC)
right; that was before I worked for Walmart. My mom has been with Walmart for 10 years. I got time off from my employer at the time, and my mom got time off from Walmart.
26th-Sep-2009 03:17 am (UTC)
When my father-in-law died I got 3 days off for bereavement. I also got 3 days off on sick leave just before he died because he was in ICU. That was 5 years ago. Things have changed, but Wal-Mart is suppose to be family. They USE to be family.
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