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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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The complex and ever-changing legal requirements associated with employee leaves of absence and accommodations under the FMLA, ADA and ADAAA make it difficult for employers to consistently manage these areas and ensure compliance," said David A.
If there is something in the company's policies and procedures that makes it more likely a worker will leave--such as refusing all leaves of absences or requests for flex time--it's more likely that more workers will leave, and file UI claims against the employer claiming a good cause for leaving work.
A closer estimate of teachers the district expects to lose through attrition - retirements or leaves of absence - allowed the move, said school board member Trish Burnett.
Continental Airlines has already reduce its number of flight attendants through company-offered leaves of absence, The Associated Press reported.
LEAVES OF ABSENCE: The RAB will encourage Employers to cooperate in granting leaves of absence for Union business.
There is nothing in the Book of Forms that speaks about leaves of absence from the session.
Innovative Care Systems (ICS) is a third party administrator of all aspects of leaves of absence and group disability claims.