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Know Your Rights: Personal Carers’ Leave

Dec 7, 2011Know Your Rights News

With Brett Peters…

Section 61.

Personal Carers’ Leave

61.1 An employee with responsibilities in relation to either members of their immediate family or household or who need their care and support is entitled to use up to ten days per annum of their personal/carers’ leave entitlements to provide care and support for such persons when they are ill. It may be taken for part of a single day.

61.2 The entitlement to use personal/carers’ leave is subject to the employee being responsible for the care of the person concerned.