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is it ok for the office to move my desk while i am on family leave? [closed]

A co-worker is taking Family-leave to take care of his father. Is it OK for his manager to take down his personal items from his cubicle and give his desk to someone else? I am a co-worker/friend who ...
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Am I obligated to tell my boss why I am taking a day off?

Is there more obligation if I am taking a week off? I am doing job interviews during this time and I don't want my boss to know.
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How do I take a leave of absence due to stress? [closed]

I'm currently experiencing a lot of stress and I'd like/need to take a month or two off work, but I'm not sure how to go about doing it. What do I tell my boss? I want to leave asap. I should've ...
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Providing notes for missed work

I hurt my hand and needed to take time off work to get it checked out by doctors. My boss is super vigilant to make sure I get a doctors note each time (he didn't even accept a nurses note and he's ...
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Should I inform my Manager about my Future Studies plan

I'm working as a Software Developer from 10 months and also preparing for ICWA. I have my exams in a few weeks and I need 2 weeks leave to attend them. Should I inform my Manager (I have to as I need ...
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Can my Employer ask me to prove I was at a hospital for taken a day of absence? [closed]

I was sick 2 days Thurs/Friday. Monday Was absent because I went to the hospital for my wife (not me) and HR is saying they want proof that I was actually at the hospital. I provided a release not ...
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Workers who take time off during final month

As a manager in IT I've noticed in the past that employees who have decided to leave for another job might take more sick leave or make greater use of a company's remote working policy during their ...
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Inability to get to work because public transportation failure

The train drivers are about to go on strike in Germany. Again. And it may not be the last time. Many people live 20-30 km from work and commute by train. There's no alternative to trains over such ...
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“Which is the correct way of writing a Planned/future Leave Request Email”?

I need to write a leave application for taking a planned/future date leave. Which is the correct way of writing the following lines:- I won't be able to attend the office on Oct 15 as i have to go ...
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Correct way to ask for a one day leave [closed]

I am working as a trainee and am given no paid leaves, but due to some reason I got to take a leave for a day, I don't want to disclose the reason to the employer. Who do I email, the HR or my direct ...
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Marriage Leave-Pay Deducted and How to ask for full pay?

I am working in a small company for a period of one year as a programmer in south east asia. Recently I took a 20 days leave for my marriage.After joining the company, this is my first leave that I ...
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Golden Week Holidays in Japan [closed]

Golden Week in Japan consists of 4 days i.e May 3,4,5 and 6. There is a holiday on the April 29th as well. About a month back, my boss told me that there would be additional holidays in the company ...
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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 two years since I graduated college. I 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 ...
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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 ...