Family Responsibility Leave (Clause 4 PSCBC Resolution 2 of 2015)
This clause introduces additional family responsibility leave of five (5) working days per calendar year for employees of children who have severe special needs.
- A child with severe special needs is defined as a child who has a mental, emotional or physical disability, certified by a medical practitioner, which require health and related services of a type or amount beyond that required by children generally.
- A child means for this purpose the employee’s son or daughter of any age
- If this type of family responsibility leave is exhausted, the employee may, subject to the approval of the Head of Department should apply for: 1. Available annual leave or 2 Up to 184 calendar days of unpaid leave
Implementation: Effective from 20 May 2015.
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