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The Leave Policies Leaves set up in an organization, encourage employees to take planned and unplanned leave from work. These policies set out the various types of leaves, that an employee is eligible for.

Organizations have the following types of leave apart from the general holidays:

  • Earned leave (EL) - also known as privilege leave (PL)
  • Sick leave (SL)
  • Casual leave (CL)
  • Leave without pay (LWP)
  • Maternity leave (ML)
  • Paternity leave
  • Compensatory Off
These Leave Polices vary from company to company.