If you're not sure of what the BCEA says regarding study leave, leave for sporting activities, unpaid leave and special leave, the Labour Law for Managers Loose Leaf Service has you covered.
Here's what the BCEA says about granting study leave, leave for sporting activities, unpaid leave and special leave
There's no statutory obligation to provide your employees with:
But here are some basics guidelines you could use…
Study leave and leave for sporting activities
While you're under no legal obligation, it's fairly common practice for employers to provide:
You're free to establish and enforce your own policies for study leave and leave for sporting activities.
Just be consistent when you grant this leave. For example, don't grant it to a male employee who plays provincial rugby and then refuse to allow leave to a female employee selected to represent her province in netball.
Unpaid leave and special leave
It's up to you to decide whether or not you allow an employee to take unpaid or special leave.
Again, remember to be consistent when you grant this leave.
Knowing what the BCEA says about study leave, leave for sporting activities, unpaid leave and special leave will help ensure you manage leave effectively.
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