compassionate leave

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

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In the absence of being offered compassionate leave by employers, employees suffering bereavement rely on these emergency time off provisions or take holiday or sick leave.
yes Adrienne Airlie senior partner, Martin Aitken & Co Employers should have a policy in place to cover paid bereavement leave and whilst they always need to consider the business impact of compassionate leave they should ensure the employee is properly supported.
Muslim female employees are entitled to a compassionate leave of four months and ten days in the event of the death of her husband.
Jimmy is struggling with his eulogy - and the fact that Charity doesn't really understand the concept of compassionate leave - but eventually finds the strength to attend his brother's send-off.
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.
MY brother Jack was in the Army and like many servicemen following the November Blitz he obtained compassionate leave to see if his family were okay.
The French striker was given compassionate leave to return to Paris after his father became ill.
He has been given compassionate leave by his club Chelsea to fly to her side and beg forgiveness and would be missing an FA Cup fifth round match against Cardiff City.
Margaret Hodge rejoined the Government ranks, resuming her position as Culture and Tourism Minister after a period of compassionate leave.
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.