The team's measurements show that after nearly 1 second of buildup, the leaves
can resist no more.
The problem is that loss of leaves
means that the plant's water requirement has been reduced since there are fewer leaves
to take up water.
Some of my favorite specimens for painting include lambs ear, lotus root sections (from our local Asian grocer), gingko, sycamore, the gills of mushrooms, the heads of composite flowers like daisies or feverfew, the center ribs of magnolia leaves
, and many more.
FMLA/CFRA generally require employers to reinstate employees who have been on the leaves
to their original or equivalent positions with no loss in seniority or benefits.
Stopping for a few moments to watch the sun filter through the leaves
of a tree, noticing the colors of pebbles in the water, observing the dew on a spider web, or sketching cloud patterns can be parts of a successful program.
Signed into law earlier this year, the Family and Medical Leave
Act of 1993 (FMLA) entitles eligible employees, both men and women, to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave
for: 1) the birth of a child; 2) placement of a child for adoption or foster care; 3) care of a child, spouse, or parent who has a serious health condition; and 4) the employee's own serious health condition.
The law lets employers require workers to take any paid sick leave
or annual leave
as part of the 12-week absence.
According to the regulations, although the Pregnancy Discrimination Act does not cover childcare, "leave
for childcare purposes |must~ be granted on the same basis as leave
which is granted to employees for other non-medical reasons.
Innovative Care Systems (ICS), a third party leave
of absence and disability claims administrator, today announced it has adopted the industry leading Absentys LeaveLink([R]) absence management software.
Unlike the grass inhabitants, the tree endophytes are quite diverse and colonize emerging leaves
instead of passing from one generation to the next.
Prepare and chop all the vegetables for the salad a day in advance of serving - and, if desired, present on a bed of romaine lettuce leaves
,'' advises McCune.
Squatting down, Carreiro rolls back a mat of damp old leaves
as thick as a Sunday newspaper.