Readers and Field Officers (State) Award
COMMISSION OF NEW SOUTH WALES
Correction to Serial
C5560 published 27 July 2007
(363 I.G. 181)
(No. IRC 4201 of 2005)
1. Delete instruction
8 and substitute the following:
8. Insert the
following new item 28(vii) into clause 28, Personal / Carer's Leave, as
(vii) Personal Carers
Entitlement for casual employees -
(1) Subject to the
evidentiary and notice requirements in 28(i)(b) and 28(i)(d) casual employees
are entitled to not be available to attend work, or to leave work if they need
to care for a person prescribed in subclause 28(1)(c)(2) of this clause who are
sick and require care and support, or who require care due to an unexpected
emergency, or the birth of a child.
(2) The employer
and the employee shall agree on the period for which the employee will be
entitled to not be available to attend work. In the absence of agreement, the
employee is entitled to not be available to attend work for up to 48 hours
(i.e. two days) per occasion. The casual employee is not entitled to any
payment for the period of non-attendance.
(3) An employer
must not fail to re-engage a casual employee because the employee accessed the
entitlements provided for in this clause. The rights of an employer to engage or not to engage a casual
employee are otherwise not affected.
M. GRIMSON Industrial
Printed by the
authority of the Industrial Registrar.