Are any family members excluded from the definition of immediate family? maker-creative March 10, 2020 Cousins, aunts, uncles, nephews, nieces and the like are not included in the definition of immediate family, unless the relative is a member of an employee’s household. Compassionate leave is also not an entitlement for close friends or colleagues. Post navigation Prev Previous post:How far does the definition of immediate family extend? Next Next post:eConnect 11 March 2020 Related Articles October 6, 2021 Should the Approved Provider/Employer keep a copy of the vaccination evidence or medical certificate on the service premises? October 19, 2021 What are the penalties for breaching public health orders? October 19, 2021 Does the service have to keep a copy of the proof of vaccination?