It should be 9 leaves spread over for the period May to December and no need to bifurcate month wise. You cannot sanction 0.75 leave for a employee ? In case of resignation of employee in the middle then you may sanction leave till his service period on pro-rata basis.
Not sure which State Shops and Establishment Act you come under. As per Shops and Establishment Act Employee will become eligible for EL after completion of certain months with the Company as stipulated by the Act. However some companies directly credit EL or PL from DOJ itself.
2nd July 2019 From India, Madras