Definition of Sabbatical Program

A program offered by a company to let an employee take an exteneded leave from the company. This can either be a paid or unpaid leave depending on the company's policy. It is typically offered to employee after they have been at company for more than a few years.

Example: One of the special perks that the company offered employees who worked at the company for more than 5 years is a sabbatical program. This gives the company's employees the option to take an unpaid six month leave of absence with the opportunity to return to the same role after the employee's leave.

Variations: sabbatical leave, sabbatical policy


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