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Leave of Absence

A leave of absence (LOA) is a paid or unpaid approved absence* from work for a specific period of time. If you are going to be out of work for more than five consecutive days, you must contact the LOA Administrator at 508-856-5260, option 5, then option 1 to request the necessary paperwork.

*Paid Family and Medical Leave Law (NEW): Click here to learn more about the new Paid Family Medical Leave Law.

*Approved Leave of Absence: If FMLA, job protection is afforded to the employee.

Below is a listing of the various leave types. For more detailed information on a particular leave type, please click the Policies tab above, then Volume VI: Human Resources on the left-hand navigation bar on the Policies page.

  • Adoption Leave
  • Maternity Leave
  • Paternity Leave
  • Medical Leave
  • Family Illness Leave
  • Worker’s Compensation Leave
  • Personal Leave
  • Military Leave
  • Small Necessities Leave
  • Miscellaneous Paid Leave of Absence