Bushfires and Community Services Leave

Unfortunately, 2016 got off to a scary start for some of us, with bushfires raging in Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia.

The Fair Work Ombudsman has a fact sheet to assist businesses understand their employees’ entitlements during a natural disaster. It also provides information about employees who need time off work as they are volunteers for an emergency service organisation such as the SES or  Bush Fire Brigade.

Click here to learn more http://snip.ly/ZyXh#https://www.fairwork.gov.au/how-we-will-help/templates-and-guides/fact-sheets/rights-and-obligations/employment-conditions-during-natural-disasters-and-emergencies 

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