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Medical Leave of Absence

What is a Medical Leave of Absence?

A medical leave of absence is a type of leave reserved for workers whose physical or mental health has deteriorated to the point that they are unable to perform essential job functions. A medical leave of absence, like any other form of leave, has enforcement and employee engagement implications that must be addressed.

Related: Sick Leave Pay, Leave of Absence, Bereavement Leave, Disability Leave, Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA).