Question: “I work for a major company in my industry and, of course, benefits
have changed over the past few years. Our funeral leave policy grants
three days’ leave for immediate family members. However, the old policy
allowed one day for aunts, uncles and spouse’s grandparents. Co-workers
have trouble understanding that the definition of ‘benefit’ means that
the company is not obligated to give us anything. Does your company
have a funeral leave policy? I think my company’s policy is really
good, and I would like some data to show others.” — Tired of Whining
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