Arizona law does not require bereavement time off for employees working in the private sector; however, most employers do offer workers some form of time off for bereavement after the death of a loved one.
State employees. State employees may take off up to 24 regularly scheduled work hours due to the death or funeral of a spouse, natural child, adopted child, foster child, stepchild, natural parent, stepparent, adoptive parent, an individual who stood "in loco parentis," grandparent, grandchild, brother, sister, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, mother-in-law, father-in-law, son-in-law, or daughter-in-law. An employee may be granted 16 additional hours of leave to attend funeral services out of state (AZ Admin. Rules Sec. R2-5A-B605).