Who is care leave for?
You need to look after yourself and your loved ones. Care leave options in your collective agreement let you take the time to care for yourself and those around you.
Care leave isn’t just for parents of young children. Care leave includes taking time to care for:
- Elderly parents
- Young children
- Other family members
- Someone who is like family to you, even if you aren’t related
What is care leave?
Different kinds of care leave may have different names depending on their intended purpose, such as family leave, personal leave, or domestic violence leave.
It can be confusing to figure out which kind of leave to use when you’re dealing with an emergency – know your options before you need them.
How to access care leave
Not sure what kind of care leave to use? Start with this chart.
Looking for more information? Watch our webinar with experts from the PIPSC employment relations team.