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Member Benefit Fund
Any SLOCEA member in good standing may apply for a financial assistance grant (Grant) under this policy for any qualifying event.
Qualifying events under this policy include but are not limited to: accidental fire or flood, or fire or flood which occurs through circumstances beyond the control of the applicant; catastrophic illness or injury where the illness or injury is expected to incapacitate the employee for an extended period of time and which creates a financial hardship because the employee has exhausted all of his/her accumulated leave; debilitating illness or injury of an immediate family member that results in the employee being required to take time off from work for an extended period to care for the family member, when this creates a financial hardship because the employee has exhausted all of his/her accumulated leave.
Immediate family shall mean son or daughter, including variation of step or foster, spouse, parents, grandparents, brother or sister of the employee, or corresponding relative by affinity, registered domestic partners.
Members may apply for a Grant under this policy by submitting their completed application on the form prescribed by the Member Benefit Fund Committee (MBFC).
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