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Bill 148 - Update

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Bill 148 has passed. The MOL has provided a comprehensive overview of the legislation with links to more detailed information for the public. 

Click here to read the full overview.

This is a useful tool for busy employers to get a handle on the changes brought by the Bill. For example, the following explains domestic violence leave:

  • Domestic or sexual violence leave - What’s changing

An employee who has been employed for at least 13 consecutive weeks will be entitled to up to 10 individual days of leave and up to 15 weeks of leave if the employee or their child experiences domestic or sexual violence, or the threat of domestic or sexual violence. The first five days of leave, each calendar year, will be paid, the rest will be unpaid.

This will come into effect on January 1, 2018.


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