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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.
>
>Brent
>bchan@vines.gems.gov.bc.ca
>-------------
>Original Text
>From: athiker@www.plantnet.com (Peter H. Fornof), on 4/15/96 8:39 PM:
>To: "Multiple recipients of list" <at-l@patsy.hack.net>
>
>>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 
>to
>>either quit or retire? 
>>
>>thanks, all !!
>>
>>t. 
>>
>>Tom Fort - "bulldog"
>>e-mail : tfort@teclink.net; or: tfort@mtel.com
>>pager  : 1-800-755-7501
>>
>>
>
>Tom,
>
>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 
>wait 
>until I'm a retired old geezer.
>
>AThiker@plantnet.com
>Pete Fornof
>
>

Tom Fort - "bulldog"
e-mail : tfort@teclink.net; or: tfort@mtel.com
pager  : 1-800-755-7501