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Compassionate Leave - Update 1 (Replies)


QUESTION 

Dear All,

When it comes to compassionate leave, would you grant it as working days or consecutively?

Eg - if policy dictates as 3 days, would it be Friday, Monday and Tuesday or would you grant it as Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Appreciate your sharing.

Sue

 


REPLY 1

We grant 3 consecutive working days. In your example, we grant Friday, Monday & Tuesday, assuming Saturday and Sunday are non-working days.

JT

 


REPLY 2

Our policies – for compassionate reasons, paid leave shall be granted for a period of 3 working days at any one time. It would be Friday, Monday & Tuesday.

L

 


REPLY 3

It's granted as calendar days, not working days. The rationale behind compassionate leave is for grieving and preparation. So, in your example would be Friday to Sunday for 3 calendar days.

Carolynn

 


REPLY 4

For my Company, the compassionate leave is 3 consecutive working days, excluding Saturday, Sunday & public holiday.

SE

 


REPLY 5

We grant base on working days.

Munjit Kaur

 


REPLY 6

It is always consecutive days like you would take annual leave.

Rose

 


REPLY 7

In my company, we use working days. We would want to be genuinely compassionate about it so the 1 or 2 days more of rest after the weekend will be very appreciated by the grieving employee.

Celestina

 


REPLY 8

Our Company take it as 3 working days.

Christina

 


REPLY 9

We normally give in terms of workday.

TQM

 


REPLY 10

If policy dictates 3 days that means 3 days consequentially.

Md. Salim

 


REPLY 11

We state as 3 working days, so is understood to all.

Cass

 


REPLY 12

Our company in shipping industry will take it as consecutively days which include Saturday and Sunday.

Cas

 


REPLY 13

For us, it's 3 consecutive working days.

Rachelle

 


REPLY 14

We don't work on Sat/Sun, compassionate leave is 3 continuous working days, Friday, Monday & Tuesday.

IC

 


REPLY 15

In our policy, we set it as 3 working days (Consecutive). So if the incident happen on Friday, we will give Friday, Mon & Tuesday. If you policy did not specify it as Working Days, it would also be recommended to give it as per above proposal on good will to allow the employee time to settle both administrative & religious issue. Also time for them to grief with the family.

SS

 

 


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