carer's leave

Carer's leave is time off from work, which can be paid or unpaid, that employees use to care for a family or household member who is sick, injured, or facing an emergency.

Carer's leave allows employees to take time away from their job to look after an immediate family member or someone in their household who needs care due to illness, injury, or an unexpected emergency. Depending on the workplace policies and entitlements, this leave can be paid or unpaid. It's an important provision that recognises the responsibilities employees may have outside of their work.

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