compassionate leave

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

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Earlier in the week, boss Williams was granted compassionate leave until the end of the season, and Cowan admits the club's thoughts are with the manager.
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.
According to The Daily Telegraph, Pietersen has returned to the English playing group after compassionate leave, while Mitch Marsh will line up for the WA XI after overcoming a major hamstring injury.
Compassionate leave of three days is given in the event of the death of any relative to the fourth degree.
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. But as family and friends gathered at St Peter's Cathedral in West Belfast there was no sign of the career criminal.
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.
Managers have two kinds of compassionate leave to supervise.
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.
Offensively United are boosted by the return of Cristiano Ronaldo after a spell of compassionate leave.
But the world was not quite through with horsing Jack around and, in May of 1942, he got drafted into the army; and he spent the rest of World War II undergoing training in northwestern Canada, where he said that all he really did was "learn how to guard pine trees and hose out garbage cans." Given compassionate leave in 1944 when my parents' first child and only daughter, Barbara, died, Jack never saw service overseas.