Leave for. Good Cause. A leave of absence without pay or other benefits may be granted at the discretion of the Employer at the request of an employee. The employee shalJ make a written request stating the reason for such leave of absence. Such leave of absence shall not be for more than ninety (90) calendar days and can be renewed for not more than an additional ninety (90) calendar days for good cause, at the sole discretion of the Employer. Employees accepting employment elsewhere during such leave shall be considered to have resigned without notice.Falsification of the reason for a leave of absence shall be grounds for discharge.