leave of absence


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leave of absence

a period of time away from one's job, with the employer's permission. Mr. Takaguchi is on leave of absence because he is going back to school. His leave of absence is expected to end next month.
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USERRA REQUIRES THAT IF A MILITARY LEAVE of absence is less than 91 days, returning employees must be reinstated to the position they held or would have held if they had been continuously employed without interruption for military reasons.
I will be taking a leave of absence to protect my safety.
I am chairman of the board, but I'm prepared to take a leave of absence and be involved in those races where there is an obvious lack of understanding of the importance of the [gay marriage] issue, wherever that takes me.
While most beneficiaries requiring an SNF level of care find that they are unable to leave the facility for even the briefest of time, the fact that a patient is granted an outside pass, or short leave of absence, for the purpose of attending a special religious service, holiday meal or family occasion, for going on a ride or for a trial visit home, is not by itself evidence that the individual no longer needs to be in a SNF to receive required skilled care.
He is taking leave of absence for personal reasons, " he said.
Some issues are potentially serious and I have decided to grant leave of absence to Mrs Hopper while a full and impartial investigation is undertaken.
Harper is using New York City as her base while taking a year's leave of absence from Frankfurt to pursue individual projects that include working with Anna Deveare Smith, choreographing a work for the Alvin Ailey Repertory Ensemble, and creating a solo performance piece for Belgium.
Nathan Myhrvold, Microsoft's chief technology officer, said yesterday he is taking a year-long leave of absence after 13 years of service for the Redmond software giant.
APPOINTED: Sarah Pettit, former editor in chief and cofounder of Out magazine, as arts and entertainment editor of Newsweek, The February 10 announcement came one week after Out announced that Pettit's successor, James Collard, would take a three-month leave of absence.
So we did what common sense dictates: we agreed to give him a one-year leave of absence.
Sakakibara is on unpaid leave of absence from the Finance Ministry since his indictment for bribery March 25, although civil servants who are given a leave of absence from work because of criminal liability are usually entitled to receive 60% of their monthly salary.
When Nigerian teacher Yomi Ogunye went to ask his school principal for unpaid leave of absence for three weeks, the principal asked him, `Why don't you just go and come back like any other teacher?
Now, an employee with a serious health condition or disability may be entitled to a leave of absence and/ or other accommodation under the ADA and/or the FMLA.
amp; ATLANTA -- Innovative Care Systems (ICS), a third-party administrator of leave of absence and group disability claims, today announced that it has engaged Crawford & Company to round out its offering of claims and medical management services for workers' compensation, short-term disability, long-term disability and leave of absence programs.
A process for determining if a leave of absence is an appropriate accommodation;