compassionate leave

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(military) leave granted in an emergency such as family sickness or death

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Yorkshire head coach Jason Gillespie has been given compassionate leave by the club," the statement read.
Muslim female employees are entitled to a compassionate leave of four months and ten days in the event of the death of her husband.
Fellow Brown Cap Jade Dernbach, another of Maynard's close friends, was given compassionate leave from England duty following the incident and both he and Stuart Meaker have been excused from the third one-day international against Australia tomorrow to attend the funeral in Cardiff.
Sources said he was desperate to attend his son's funeral and had applied to prison bosses for compassionate leave.
Stoke's Mamady Sidibe has suffered another injury but Ricardo Fuller is back after compassionate leave to battle for a place with Kenwyne Jones, Jon Walters and John Carew.
The 31-year-old Purdham, who was one of 12 people shot dead by taxi driver Derrick Bird on Wednesday, was the older brother of Harlequins captain Rob Purdham, who is on compassionate leave.
He was given compassionate leave by Hoops bosses to miss his team's SPL win against Hibs on Sunday and returned home to comfort family and help with arranging the funeral.
Margaret Hodge rejoined the Government ranks, resuming her position as Culture and Tourism Minister after a period of compassionate leave.
The decision on whether or not to grant an employee compassionate leave is a major test of a manager's skill, both at "reading" situations and "reading" people.
Under the new law, employees working five days a week will be entitled to a 20 working days leave plus a five day compassionate leave per year.
This feedback should be factual by citing the actual incident, such as not granting compassionate leave to Mary, punctuality, playing golf during office hours, indecisiveness, and shouting at staff.
Offensively United are boosted by the return of Cristiano Ronaldo after a spell of compassionate leave.
Given compassionate leave in 1944 when my parents' first child and only daughter, Barbara, died, Jack never saw service overseas.
OTIAWA -- Ottawa is violating provincial jurisdiction by offering parental leave through the Employment Insurance program, and EI should only be used to replace wages of those who have lost their jobs and not for social programs such as parental or compassionate leave says the Quebec Court of Appeal in an unanimous ruling.
He worked for 30 years at the illfated Corus steel plant at Port Talbot and has just returned to work after taking extended compassionate leave.