1. Ask for permission: If you want to take unpaid leave, you must request it and get approval from your manager. This is a process where you submit your request and your manager evaluates whether it can be granted based on the needs of the company.
  2. Duration of leave: Unpaid leave can vary in duration, from a few days to several months.
  3. Reasons for unpaid leave: The reasons for requesting unpaid leave can be various, such as personal health problems, family circumstances, education, sabbaticals, etc. You must clearly communicate the reason for your request to your manager.
  4. Preservation of working conditions: With unpaid leave, you usually retain certain benefits, such as your job and the ability to return to your position later. It is important to understand the terms of unpaid leave, including the guarantees of retaining your job, before taking leave.
  5. Vacations and benefits: During unpaid leave, your vacation time and certain employment benefits such as health insurance and retirement contributions may be affected. Make sure you understand how unpaid leave affects your employment terms and benefits.