New parental leave kicks in 1 JulyJune 29, 2021
From 1 July a new paid parental leave (PPL) scheme will be rolled out for the NSW public service that expands on current maternity leave provisions to provide greater access to paid parental leave, regardless of gender.
Casual teachers and maternity leaveApril 22, 2021
Casual teachers are not entitled to access paid maternity leave in the same way as permanent and temporary teachers on an engagement can.
Maternity leave in schoolsMarch 06, 2020
People use the term “maternity leave” to refer to a range of rights and entitlements related to pregnancy. However, those entitlements can vary depending on the nature of employment.
Women in educationDecember 11, 2019
Returning to work after maternity leave requires planning.
Pressed for time? Consider these suggestionsNovember 24, 2019
Our desire for a balanced life — where we are able to enjoy work, personal interests, family, social and leisure activities — can be put out of kilter by our obligations.
There's nothing casual about teachingJune 14, 2018
Long service leave (LSL) is available to casual teachers as a payout when the casual teacher ceases employment with the Department and in some circumstances it may also be taken as leave.
Leave win for surrogacy and out-of-home careApril 11, 2018
After lengthy negotiations led by Federation and other public sector unions, and amid delays by NSW Treasury, teachers can finally access leave for surrogacy and permanent out-of-home care.
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