compassionate leave

Compassionate leave is time off work when a close family member or someone in your household is very sick or has passed away. It's also called bereavement leave.

Compassionate or bereavement leave allows employees to take time off during difficult times, like when a member of their immediate family or household is seriously ill or dies. This leave is important for providing time to grieve, attend funerals, or care for ill family members. It's a crucial support mechanism in the workplace for dealing with personal crises.

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