Leaves of Absence Training

  • 4 minutes
  • Included with Management Essentials course
  • Deliver on Ethena or your LMS (SCORM)
  • Auto-save training, mobile-friendly
  • Meets accessibility standards
  • Customize training content

Course Summary

A manager must respect the rights of their employees to take time away from work for sickness, accidents, grief, and caregiving โ€” and to understand how these rights contribute to an inclusive team environment and compliant management strategies.

Ethena’s mini-course explains the types of leaves of absence offered in the workplace and covers the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

Why is this training important?

Respecting leaves of absence in the workplace is essential for fostering a supportive and equitable work environment. Leaves of absence, whether for medical reasons, family responsibilities, or personal development, are critical for employees’ well-being and work-life balance. By honoring these leaves, employers demonstrate a commitment to their employees’ health, personal needs, and overall job satisfaction. This respect not only helps in retaining valuable talent but also boosts morale and productivity, as employees are more likely to be engaged and loyal when they feel supported. Additionally, complying with legal requirements for various types of leave protects the organization from potential lawsuits and promotes a culture of trust and fairness.

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