10 May Family Responsibility Leave
For a lot of companies, they make up their own rules when it comes to what is allowed for Family Responsibility Leave, and often employees in the past have set president and the company policy with regards to this has “evolved”.
This is what the Basic Conditions of Employment says about Family Responsibility Leave.
Basic Guide to Family Responsibility Leave
|Workers my take up to 3 days of paid leave a year to attend to certain family responsibilities.
Number of Leave Days
Full time workers may take 3 days of paid family responsibility leave during each annual leave cycle (12 month periods from date of employment).
Family responsibility leave expires at the end of the annual cycle.
Reasons for Leave
You may take family responsibility leave:
Employers may require reasonable proof of the birth, illness or death for which a worker requests leave.
The Basic Conditions of Employment Act applies to all employers and workers, but not –
The section of the Act that regulate working hours does not apply to:
Workers Excluded from Family Responsibility Leave
The provisions for family responsibility leave do not apply to workers who work less than –