Bereavement 

Pōuritanga


When an employee passes away, grants may be payable to the next of kin, any entitlements will be contained in the appropriate employment agreement. A support plan can be put in place, for further details see preparing for and dealing with emergencies and traumatic incidents.

Action should be taken to safeguard the employee's possessions and transfer these to their next of kin once their identity has been verified.

Other considerations include: swift payments of grants, and leniency in use of employment-related accommodation for a set period.

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