Taking time away from work—whether for health or family needs, service to our nation or some other occasion—requires careful planning. A leave of absence is generally defined as any approved absence from work for an extended time for a specific reason—other than time off for vacation or sabbatical. Learn more about the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) [PDF] and the leaves that may be available to you by referring to the checklists, FAQs and videos below.
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Read the Adobe Leaves of Absence Policy Overview [PDF] if you need more details. Ready to file? Submit your leave request to Lincoln Financial Group (SSO) or call a Lincoln Intake Specialist at 800-459-3772.
For leave questions, contact Lincoln at 888-873-5476 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Family care leave
Organ/bone marrow donation leave
Welcome Back return-to-work program
The Welcome Back program offers resources to employees and managers to facilitate a seamless transition back to work. The program is available to U.S.-based employees returning from an extended leave of more than three months. Read the Welcome Back program guide [PDF] or view the video for more information.