Current version status and details Documents and information On historical versions Print Feedback Holiday policy Section 1 – Purpose / Destinations Section 2 – Scope Section 3 – DefinitionsPart 4 – Statement of principlesPart A – Leave managementPart B – Types of leave Paid leave Paid leave – Paid leave (flexible employment cycle) Section 5 – Delegations and authorisationsA b. 6 – Process and associated material Section 7 – Gu idelines This is the actue version lle of this document. To view the historical versions, click on the “Historical versions” tab above. Section 1 – Objective / Objectives NOTE: This Directive is currently being revised. Academic or professional staff should refer to the Victoria University Enterprise Agreement 2019 and TAFE employees to the Victoria University Vocational Teacher Enterprise Agreement 2019 for their current holiday options. 1. This Directive sets out how leave entitlements and discretionary leave are managed throughout the university in accordance with industry instruments, laws and, where applicable, other RELEVANT leave directives. (2) The purpose of this policy is to ensure that: managers and staff are aware of leave entitlements, discretionary leave provisions and responsibilities; VU provides a safe and healthy workplace by ensuring that staff have access to holidays for tranquility, relaxation, rest and other community and cultural purposes. and the operational requirements of the local work area are taken into account by proper work planning. Top of PageSection 2 – Scope / Application (3) This policy applies to leave arrangements for temporary and permanent employees in the following categories: Professional staff Academic staff TAFE Teachers Higher staff Childcare Staff of sports centres and congress centres (4) This policy does not apply to the following staff: Casual staff (unless they are entitled to certain unpaid employees Have leave) Undertaking Section 4 – Policy Statement (6) Employees benefit from a variety of leave arrangements (paid and unpaid) that allow them to balance work with rest and leisure, health needs. family obligations and other specific objectives.
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