Labour in the News

Unlimited leave is working so well, some companies are offering it fully paid

By Chris Pash, August 28, 2018

Annual leave, long stuck at a non-stretchable four weeks, is starting to open up for Australians.  Until recently it has been rare for employers to offer anything more than the legal minimum.

Now there’s a movement to get a little more creative, add a couple of days here and there in the form of having birthdays off, official mental health days or just a couple of extra days as a form of inducement to come to work for a particular company.

Some even offer unlimited annual leave.  That means the company just leaves it to its staff to decide what an appropriate amount of time off is.  READ MORE