Sooner or later you’re going to have an employee that needs to take a leave of absence.
Most likely (if you have more than 50 people at your company), this LOA will be covered under the Familly Medical Leave Act (FMLA), which means that not only do you have to grant the leave, you can’t punish the person in any way, shape, or form for taking time off.
Naturally, anyone with even a modicum of compassion will be happy to grant the time to someone who is critically ill, has a new baby, or is taking care of a sick family member.
Compassion aside, though, the people left at the office still have the burden of doing the work.
To keep reading, click here: Plan, Prepare, Conquer: How to Handle Leave of Absences Without Stressing Your Staff