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Crown Employees (Roads and Traffic Authority of New South Wales - Salaried Staff) Award
Page No.539
DescriptionVIRC - Variation by Industrial Relations Commission
Publication No.C7562
Award Code 779  
Date Posted05/26/2011

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Crown Employees (Roads and Traffic Authority of New South Wales - Salaried Staff) Award




Application by Public Service Association and Professional Officers' Association Amalgamated Union of New South Wales, Industrial Organisation of Employees.


(No. IRC 220 of 2011)


Before The Honourable Mr Justice Staff

17 March 2011




1.        Insert after subclause (3) of clause 1, Definitions, of the award, published 9 May 2008 (365 I.G. 1395), the following new subclause:


(4)      Domestic Violence means domestic violence as defined in the Crimes (Domestic and Personal Violence) Act 2007.


2.        Insert after subclause 9K, Sick Leave, of clause 9, Leave the following new subclause:


9L. Leave for Matters Arising from Domestic Violence


9L.1    The definition of domestic violence is found in subclause 1 (4), of clause 1 Definitions, of this award;


9L.2    Leave entitlements provided for in clause 9(C) Family and Community Service Leave, 9(I) Carers Leave, and 9K, Sick Leave, may be used by staff members experiencing domestic violence;


9L3     Where the leave entitlements referred to in subclause 9(L)2 are exhausted, the Authority shall grant up to five days Special Leave per calendar year to be used for absences from the workplace to attend to matters arising from domestic violence situations;


9L.4    The Authority will need to be satisfied, on reasonable grounds, that domestic violence has occurred and may require proof presented in the form of an agreed document issued by the Police Force, a Court, a Doctor, a Domestic Violence Support Service or Lawyer;


9L.5    Personal information concerning domestic violence will be kept confidential by the agency;


9L.6    The Authority, where appropriate, may facilitate flexible working arrangements subject to operational requirements, including changes to working times and changes to work location, telephone number and email address.


3.        This variation shall take effect on and from 15 February 2011.










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