American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, AFL-CIO
TO: All Chapter Chairpersons
FROM: Patricia Enos, Secretary-Treasurer
RE: Bereavement Reimbursements
A reimbursement of up to fifty dollars ($50.00) will be paid to each Chapter for flowers sent at the time of death of a dues-paying member, or a member of the immediate family of a dues-paying member of AFSCME Local 1703.
In lieu of flowers, a reimbursement of seventy-five dollars ($75.00) will be paid to each Chapter for donations made to a charity of choice, such as the Heart Fund, Cancer Fund, etc.
Note: Immediate family of a dues-paying member shall be:
Spouse – Child – Parent - Brother – Sister – Grandchild – Grandparent
This reimbursement does not cover the family of a non-member.
Any amount requested in excess of the above amounts shall be paid for by the members of the Chapter requesting such payment.
An AFSCME Local 1703 expense report and a copy of a receipted bill shall accompany all requests for reimbursement. Please note on the bill if the payment requested is for a member or for one the member’s immediate family. Failure to do so will delay the reimbursement.
Reimbursements will be made once a month after the fifteenth of each month.
Please send all requests for reimbursement to the following address:
AFSCME Local 1703
P.O. Box 855
Burlington, MA 01803-5855