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Many modern awards include provisions on dealing with the accrual of excessive annual leave. In the relevant awards an employee is defined as having an “excessive leave accrual” if the employee has accrued more than 8 weeks’ paid annual leave or 10 weeks’ paid annual leave for certain shift workers.
The employer may direct the employee in writing to take one or more periods of paid annual leave, provided that:
This template letter is specific to employees covered by a modern award that contains provisions dealing with excessive leave. It is only to be used if the employer has genuinely tried to reach agreement with an employee to take annual leave but agreement is not reached.
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|15/11/2019||This letter has undergone a periodic review. No significant changes have been made.|
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