death of a member of immediate family or close relative (this is in ADDITION to bereavement leave, which is a separate leave article; bereavement leave is to be used first: - 3 days for in-state; 5 days if out of state travel necessary).
serious illness of a immediate family member.
accident involving yourself, your property, or property of immediate family member.
you have to appear in court for personal, non work-related matters, as a litigant or witness under subpoena.
paternity absence at the time of birth of a child.
required legal procedures for adoption.
a valid religious holiday.
significant family events, however not to be used for convenience of employee, say a honeymoon.