A letter of leave of absence is a letter written by an employee, student or parent of a school child, asking for permission to have time off. Scenarios may vary from taking the morning off to make a dentist appointment, to something that may take several weeks. In India, a Government service holder under the Union Government or any Provincial (State) Government can avail the following types of leave of absence during the service period. For those benefits that are based on an employee's time in his/ her job, the period of the absence may be included in the tallies of consecutive service for certain benefits. If the time is not included, it is simply omitted from the tally, but not considered a break in service. 3rd paragraph: This is the place where you end the letter by giving your contact numbers on which you can be contacted if required. You should also thank the manager for understanding your situation and considering your application. If not, then how long has he been in Austria? Where in Austria is he living? I have an employee that is on LOA. We just received profit sharing/Performance bonus, should she receive hers or do they not get paid out while on LOA?