RMIT University Academic and Professional Staff Enterprise Agreement 2014


40. Leave to count as service

40.1

Without detracting from what may be specified elsewhere in this Agreement, the following will count as service in determining the entitlement of an employee to leave for all other purposes:

(a) any period of paid leave with long service taken on half pay counting as normal service;

(b) any continuous period of sick leave without pay not exceeding twenty working days;

(c) any period of sick leave without pay not exceeding in the aggregate twenty working days in any year of service;

(d) any period of parental leave not exceeding fifty-two weeks;

(e) any period of leave without pay for the purpose of contesting elections to Federal or State Parliament;

(f) any other period of unpaid leave, whether continuous or aggregate, not exceeding twenty working days in any year of service.

40.2

For the purpose of determining an employee’s entitlement to long service leave, where the employee’s service is not continuous, the aggregate period of service including service recognised from previous employers as defined in clause 39.1, will count as service.

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