Managing Leaves & Absences

Find out how to manage your employees’ leaves and absences. 

Both supervisors and employees are accountable for managing leaves.

Supervisors sign off on leaves and expenses and are to

  • Determine if the employee is eligible for pay while on the requested leave
  • Review employee leave requests and approve or deny them
  • Consider operational requirements before approving a leave request
  • Ensure leave taken is recorded on a timely basis
  • Confirm leave banks before approving leave and/or authorizing leave banks to be paid out
  • Ensure sufficient funds exist within their respective budgets to provide for costs associated with leave
  • Advise the employee of the leave and pay decisions and provide an explanation

Employees must ensure that

  • Leave is requested when absence from work is necessary
  • Leave is authorized
  • Leave taken is recorded in a timely basis
  • Leave balance records are correct
  • Leave banks are not exceeded
  • Eligibility for paid leave is demonstrated

Click links below for more on specific types of leave: