Know your rights: Career Break
With Brett Peters…
65.1 A permanent employee who has been continuously employed with State Transit for a minimum period of five years may make application to take a fixed period of time off work, in order to fulfil family or personal commitments or to pursue personal development without loss of job security.
65.2 The terms and conditions under which an employee may take a career break are as follows:
(i) The minimum period for a career break is six months. The maximum period for a career break is 12 months.
(ii) An employee must provide three months notice of a request to take a career break.