I have been working pursuant to the initial F-1 OPT authorization. I was unemployed during the first 85 days of OPT authorization, as I was still looking for an employer in my field of study. …23 Oct 2015
… Once I started working, I had two weeks of unpaid leave for health reasons. Would the two weeks I missed be counted against the maximum 90-day unemployment allowance?
The two-week period should not be added to your 85 days of unemployment, if you were still employed during a period of leave authorized by your employer. (23.Oct.2015)
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