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Re: hi !
Are they hiring ?
>Sounds like I'm in the minority then. I work for a seriously large union
>(Provincial Government type) in Canada and extended leaves of absence are
>written into our contract. Heck, I can even bank extra hours so that I can
>get paid for some or all of the time I am away.
>From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Peter H. Fornof), on 4/15/96 8:39 PM:
>To: "Multiple recipients of list" <email@example.com>
>>and, best, yet....
>>Has anyone ever gone to their employer and ask for an eight month leave of
>>absense? And, not been laughed out of the office. Are our only options
>>either quit or retire?
>>thanks, all !!
>>Tom Fort - "bulldog"
>>e-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org; or: email@example.com
>>pager : 1-800-755-7501
>I asked the President of my company what he would think if I were to take a
>6 month leave of absence---really, and his answer was pretty predictable,
>even though he is a great guy and pretty laid back. "Where are you going to
>work when you get back?" This kind of leave doesn't qualify under the
>federal Family Leave Act either, I checked. Oh well, guess I'll have to
>until I'm a retired old geezer.
Tom Fort - "bulldog"
e-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org; or: email@example.com
pager : 1-800-755-7501