59. Effect of Unpaid Leave on Other Entitlements

59.1.1 Unpaid leave up to a period of 10 working days will be recognised as service, for the purpose of calculating eligibility for long service leave, annual leave and personal leave. Periods in excess of 10 working days will not be recognised as service for leave purposes.

59.1.2 For a period of up to one (1) month, the employee’s increment date will not be changed.

59.1.3 For a period of leave in excess of one (1) month, the employee’s increment date will be adjusted by a period equal to the period of such leave.