family leave

family leave


: a period of time when an employee has permission to be away from a job in order to deal with family matters (such as caring for a baby or a sick family member)

Full Definition of FAMILY LEAVE

:  a usually unpaid leave of absence for an employee to attend to family concerns (as a serious illness or the care of an infant)

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