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Domestic or sexual violence leave

Domestic or sexual violence leave is a job-protected leave of absence. It provides up to 10 days and 15 weeks in a calendar year of time off to be taken for specific purposes when an employee or an employee's child has experienced or been threatened with domestic or sexual violence. The first five days of leave taken in a calendar year are paid, and the rest are unpaid. Topics covered are:

  1. Eligibility
  2. Length of domestic or sexual violence leave
  3. Domestic or sexual violence leave pay
  4. Domestic or sexual violence pay – what is it and when is it payable?
  5. Calculating domestic or sexual violence pay
  6. If paid domestic or sexual violence leave pay is taken when an employee was scheduled to work on a public holiday
  7. Notice requirements: Advance notice
  8. Interaction among different leaves
  9. Evidence
  10. Rights during and at the end of domestic or sexual violence leave
Produced in
2017
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