The High court has clarified that:
- The entitlement to 10 days of personal/carer’s leave under the National Employment Standards (NES) is calculated based on an employee’s ordinary hours of work, not working days
- 10 days of personal/carer’s leave can be calculated as 1/26 of an employee’s ordinary hours of work in a year.
This has now been reflected in the Fair Work Information Statement.
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