What can I do to increase my chance of having my leave request approved?

In order to increase your chances of having your leave request approved, we recommend that you:

  • Notify the employer of your request for leave in writing, and as far in advance as possible
  • Provide your employer with a good business case why your leave should be granted (and how operational requirements could be met during your leave)
  • Have alternative leave dates or other options available (if possible – this can help to demonstrate flexibility, and may make it easier to grant your request)

 While we can’t guarantee success, these recommendations can help you work with your manager and facilitate the approval your leave request.