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Parental leave - what are my rights [closed]

I want to take parental leave, but i'd prefer that co-workers don't know about my personal stuff, i.e. i'd just tell them i'm taking a leave of absence, i'm male so i wont show ;) do i have rights ...
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Taking a leave of absence due to stress, health issues, and more [closed]

I would like to take a LOA (leave of absence), how can I do this without risking financial ruin? I do pay for short-term disability. How do I get a Physician to grant me some time off?
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Taking time off to deal with a family emergency

A close relative is in really bad condition. I can't show up to work for the next few days. I am planning on emailing my supervisor right now and informing him that I cannot be at work next week. ...
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Interviewing for jobs after a long (no work) period of absence? [duplicate]

Although the question is general: How do you go back interviewing when you have a long period of unemployment in your CV, I do need to share some context with you. I have an inherited condition that ...
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Is insomnia a valid reason to file for a sick leave? [closed]

Say you had insomnia the other night and were able to fall asleep at 4, maybe 6, in the morning and there is almost no way you could go to work with that and perform. Would it be a valid reason to ...
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How do I go about asking my boss for an extended leave to travel abroad?

I've been with my company for about 2 years since I graduated college. I've always wanted to travel when I was in college but didn't have the funds. I think that since then, I've come up with a solid ...
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How to ask for holiday in a non-confrontational manner [closed]

As a leave policy I have 7 Casual, 7 Sick, and 13 earned leaves. In the past, there was a crucial period going on for my team, to release a project, where I had no take. My part was done and tested ...
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Maternity leave benefits and two-weeks notice?

I have been on maternity leave for the past 12 weeks, and am starting back in the office tomorrow. Before I started my leave, my company made it quite clear that they didn't really want me as an ...