Victoria's Long Service Leave changes
Victoria's Long Service Leave Act 2018 applied from 1 November 2018. This means new rights and responsibilities for employers and employees.
The changes include allowing employees access to take long service leave in smaller increments and access to long service leave after sevens years as opposed to ten years.
Additionally, unpaid leave, including parental leave, counts towards long service leave which is a measure aimed at providing greater equity to the female workforce.
The Victoria government has updated there long service leave calculators and more information can be fund online via the Business Victoria website.