Leave of Absence

In some situations, you are entitled to take a leave of absence.

If you are considering taking a leave of absence, talk to your immediate manager. You can then submit your application for a leave of absence in Primula.

Reasons for a Leave of Absence: Examples

You want to work temporarily for another government agency

You have the right to take a leave of absence for up to two years so that you can take up a temporary full-time position.

You want to try out a new position at another place of employment

You can take a leave of absence for up to a maximum of six months, if your immediate manager determines this is possible. This period can be extended if there are special reasons for doing so.

You want to start your own business

If you decide to start a business, you are entitled to a leave of absence of up to six months.

You want to study

You have the right to take a leave of absence for study if you meet the requirements as set in the Study Leave Act (Arbetstagares rätt till ledighet för utbildning).

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