Hide Topic Navigator
Personal Leave
National Summary
Personal leave is sometimes used as a catch-all term used to describe any form of employee leave, but it is also commonly used to describe short-term absences that don’t otherwise fall under defined sick, medical, and vacation leave policies.
Sometimes referred to as “small necessities leave,” examples of these types of personal leaves may include anything from school appointments and bereavement leave to time to attend appointments and errands not otherwise covered by sick or family leave laws.
While no federal law requires employers to provide paid or unpaid personal days, some of these categories of leave may be required by various state laws. Additionally, even when not required to do so, many employers provide some form of flexible “personal leave” that can be used for the various purposes described in this topic.
Summary for [Your State]

Related Topics

Resource Centers
Resources
TopicTypeTitleDate 
105240training.aspxPersonal LeaveHandouts Helping Grieving Employees (Handout) 04/16/2019
105241training.aspxPersonal LeaveQuizzes Helping Grieving Employees (Quiz) 04/16/2019
105239training.aspxPersonal LeaveTraining Talks Helping Grieving Employees (Training Talk) 04/16/2019
90569timesavers.aspxPersonal LeavePolicies Educational Leave of Absence (Standard II) 12/07/2011
90570timesavers.aspxPersonal LeavePolicies Educational Leave of Absence (Standard III) 12/07/2011
90571timesavers.aspxPersonal LeavePolicies Educational Leave of Absence (Strict) 12/07/2011
1180timesavers.aspxPersonal LeavePolicies Educational Leave of Absence (Standard I) 11/28/2011
82003timesavers.aspxPersonal LeaveLetters Condolence Letter to Employee on Loss of Family Member 04/05/2010
14979training.aspxPersonal LeaveSpeaker's Notes Bereavement Leave Training - Script View 04/26/2005
14949training.aspxPersonal LeaveQuizzes Bereavement Training (Quiz) 04/26/2005
11057analysis.aspxPersonal LeaveAnalysis Personal Leave 04/20/2004
8912timesavers.aspxPersonal LeavePolicies School Visitation 09/25/2003
10632training.aspxPersonal LeavePowerPoints Bereavement 01/01/2000
2394timesavers.aspxPersonal LeavePolicies Paid Time Off (PTO) Policy 01/01/2000
CT-WEB02
Copyright � 2021 Business & Legal Resources. All rights reserved. 800-727-5257
This document was published on http://HR.BLR.com
Document URL: http://hr.blr.com/HR-topics/Benefits-Leave/Personal-Leave