Claiming Back Childcare

Claiming Back Childcare

One of our employees has taken too much of Childcare Leave and we need your advice on how to claim the additional four days since he will be leaving soon.

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Telecommuting Annual Leave Entitlement

Telecommuting – Annual Leave Entitlement

QUESTION Hi HR Professionals, I would like to check whether your company pro-rates the annual leave entitlement of the teleworkers i.e. those who work from home for a certain number of days in a month? For example, the annual leave is 14 days per annum for employees. For the teleworkers, their annual leave is “reduced” to 10 days per annum. This is because the teleworkers are able to manage their personal matters during office hours. In addition, to minimise the resentment of those who are not eligible for telecommuting due to their nature of job. Thanks. LS     REPLY 1 Your telecommuting workers are still working the same hours as your other workers, just with flexibility. The AL entitlement is based on time worked not on the location of work. You can try taking away resentment of one group, but it will cause resentment in the telecommuters and other new issues. Explaining to people why some roles can telecommute and some don’t may help. We do not reduce the entitlement in our company. For us, it is not an issue because there is a common understanding that there exists an expectation of work delivery and accountability for those who […]

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