Bereavement Leave

[bɪˈriːvmənt liːv]

A condition built into an employment contract or enterprise agreement allowing time off (usually paid) following the death of a close relative. 

In the United States, there is no law which grants employees time off to mourn the loss of a family member or loved one; however there are some states which offer bereavement leave; bereavement leave is up to the discretion of the employer; employees are allowed up to three days to mourn their loved one.

Part of speech:
Compassionate Leave
Use in a sentence:
A time off taken due to the loss of a relative, is considered as bereavement leave.
Bereavement Leave