Compassionate Care Leave Factsheet

Employers are required to allow employees to take unpaid compassionate care leave to provide care & support to a family member in situations where the family member is gravely ill with a significant risk of death within 26 weeks. This fact sheet provides information on compassionate care leave.

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compassionate care, leave from work, unpaid leave, caring for a relative
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