It is important to take time off following the death of a family member to attend the funeral or memorial service and take care of personal matters. VMware provides Bereavement Time Off for up to 3 paid days for local/in-state and up to 5 paid days for attending funeral/memorial services outside your home state for the death of an immediate family member. Immediate family members include:

  • Child(ren)
  • Grandchild(ren)
  • Grandparent(s)
  • Parent(s)
  • Parent(s)-in-law
  • Qualified domestic partner
  • Sibling(s)
  • Spouse

Reporting Bereavement Time

  • Discuss your Bereavement needs with your manager. You will need to work with your manager prior to reporting your Bereavement time in Workday [VMware network access required]. Bereavement time can be used only after manager approval.
  • Enter your Bereavement time in Workday. After manager approval, go into Workday [VMware network access required] to report your Bereavement Time.

In addition to Bereavement Time Off, VMware complies with any local ordinances regarding use of Sick Time for Bereavement and other applicable laws.

VMware Resources

Whether expected or not, the death of a family member may create life changes that have to be addressed. See the Loss of a Loved One page for things to think about and resources to support you after the death of a loved one.

Please note: This information is an overview of Bereavement Time Off. Refer to the Bereavement policy [VMware network access required] for detailed information.

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