Overview of Leave of Absence Agreement

 

What is this document?

A Leave of Absence Agreement is an agreement between an employee and employer, where the employer agrees to permit the employee to take a temporary leave of absence. The employee will be able to return to their original position after the leave of absence is over.

 

When would I use this document?

A Leave of Absence Agreement would be used when an employee wishes to take a temporary leave of absence from his/her work.

 

Who signs this document?

A Leave of Absence Agreement is signed by the employee and the employer.

 

More details about this document

A Leave of Absence Agreement may also be known as a Sabbatical Agreement.

Examples of when a Leave of Absence Agreement may be used include: where an employee is taking a leave of absence for personal reasons; where an employee is taking a temporary leave of absence to commence a temporary project with another company; or an employee is taking a temporary leave of absence to complete an educational program.

 

What are the core elements of this document?

Core elements of a Leave of Absence Agreement include: Compensation, Benefits, Purpose of Leave of Absence; and Term.

Some additional clauses may include: Non-Competition, Non-Solicitation, and Confidentiality.

 

Related Documents

Contractor/Consulting/Services Agreement – this type of agreement can have various names, and is used when a person is paid to provide services but is not hired as an employee. Payment can be flexible eg. money, shares or some other form of compensation.

Workplace Harassment Policy – this policy deals with harassment in the workplace

Employment Agreement – an agreement that sets out the terms of an employment relationship

Drug and Alcohol Policy – this policy deals with drug and alcohol use in the workplace and the procedures to follow if unauthorized use is suspected

 

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