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By Karla Pomeroy

Bereavement policy mulled by school board


October 24, 2017

WORLAND — The Worland school board began discussion on adding bereavement leave to its current staff leave policy during Monday’s regular meeting.

Superintendent David Nicholas said, “This would be a new benefit. Since I’ve been here, this is year eight, this has come up every year.”

He added that the current board policy allows annual leave to be used for funerals for immediate family, but noted, “no one ever plans on a loved one passing.”

The proposal, which has the approval of the district policy committee, would allow employees to convert three sick leave days to bereavem...

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