TAFE`s Victoriaville teachers in stand-alone institutes are covered by the 2018 TAFE Teaching Staff Agreement (MEA 2018). Current Status of Version and Details Support documents and historical information Versions Print Feedback Holiday Policy Section 1 – Goal / GoalsPartie 2 – Perimeter / ApplicationPartie 3 – DefinitionsPartie 4 – Policy StatementPart A – LeavePart Management B – Types of LeavePaid Leave EnTitlementsPaid Leave – DiscretionaryUnpaid LeavePurchased Leave (Flexible Employment Cycle)Section 5 – Delegations and QuotasEction 6 – Procedure and Related Documents Section 7 – Guidelines Here is the current version of this document. To view historical versions, click above on the «Historical Versions» tab. Section 1 – Objective/Goals NOTE: This directive is under review. Academic or professional staff should refer to the Victoria University Enterprise Agreement 2019 and TAFE staff should refer to Victoria University`s 2019 Vocational Training Agreement for its vacation options. 1. This Directive defines how leave rights and discretion provisions are managed throughout the university in accordance with industrial instruments, legislation and, where appropriate, other relevant AAS directives. (2) The purpose of this policy is to ensure that managers and officers are aware of leave rights, discretion and responsibilities; Vu provides a safe and healthy workplace by ensuring that employees have needs, recreation, recreation and other community and cultural goals; and the company`s requirements of the local workspace are taken into account by proper work planning. At the top of page Section 2 – Scope / Application (3) This directive applies to leave conditions applicable to temporary and permanent employees in the following categories: Professional Staff University Staff TAFE Teachers Members Executive Staff Child Care Staff And Convention Centre staff (4) This directive does not apply to the following employees: Casual Personnel (except Casual Personnel if they are entitled to unpaid leave) Contractants or independent advisors Page 3 – Definitions (5) Nile Top of PageSection 4 – Political Statement (6) Officers have a wide range of leave plans (paid and unpaid) that allow them to: work with calm and rest, reconcile health needs, family responsibilities and other specific goals. These leave are derived from existing industrial instruments and applicable legislation and include specific leave schemes for the VU. (7) A safe and healthy workplace allows officers to take time off and provides them with the opportunity to cool off from the work environment.

It is in the interests of staff and the university that annual leave fees be claimed each year. 8. Paid leave periods are considered a service for all officers. Periods of unpaid leave may be considered a service, subject to the relevant terms of the industrial contract. Part A – Leave Management (9) Executives and employees are responsible for taking into account and compensating operational and individual needs when requesting leave and/or leave authorization. (10) Executives are responsible for monitoring annual leave and long-term leave balance sheets. Planning with staff to use these vacation balance sheets should be part of the annual planning process. For more details on this application, the life management procedure is explained.

(11) As part of the annual work planning process, executives should discuss expanded leave arrangements with the officers concerned to ensure that these provisions are part of staff planning and budgetary procedures in the area of work. (12) Succession planning should be taken into account by executives when authorizing an expanded leave as part of the authorization of an expanded leave, as it may provide professional development opportunities for other existing officers.