Personal / carer's leave and compassionate leave

All nurses and midwives working in the private and aged care sectors are entitled to personal/carer’s leave and compassionate leave. This is because both these types of leave come under the National Employment Standards (NES)—10 minimum workplace conditions which apply to all employees covered by the national workplace relations system. Employers who contravene the NES may be fined up to $12,600 for an individual and $63,000 for a corporation. This information sheet outlines what is this leave for, when do i take personal/carer's leave, when can paid personal/carers leave be taken, who is in my immediate family or household, what about public holidays, what payments are required when personal/carer's leave is taken, unpaid carer's leave, compassionate leave, what payments are required when compassionate leave is taken, notice and evidence requirements and what sort of evidence.

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Industrial Relations,Payroll,Workplace Health Safety

Creation Date: 24 Aug 2022

Latest Update: 04 Nov 2022

Date Authored: 01 Dec 2019

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