Force Majeure Leave covers emergency situations where, for urgent family reasons owing to an injury or illness of a close family member, the immediate presence of the staff member is indispensably required at the place where the family member is.
A family member is defined as follows:
- Natural or adoptive child
- Spouse or person who whom the employee is living as husband or wife
- Persons in a relationship of domestic dependency
Pre-arranged appointments e.g. medical/dental appointment for a child or other family member, is not covered under Force Majeure leave.
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Any further queries in relation to Force Majeure Leave, please contact:
Ann Lennon, Human Resources Department (firstname.lastname@example.org)
|Application Form||Force Majeure Leave Application Form|
|Circular 05/2010||Force Majeure and Other Family Reasons Leave|
|Circular 17/1999||Parental and Force Majeure Leave for Teachers in Second Level Schools|
|Circular 19/2000||Substitution for Teachers Compassionate Leave|