3.4.1 A staff member other than a casual staff member, may take up to two (2) days paid compassionate leave (and a casual/sessional staff member may take up to two (2) days unpaid compassionate leave) on each occasion when any of the following circumstances apply:

When a member of the staff member’s

- immediate family, or

- a relative, or

- a member of the staff member’s household

  • contracts or develops a personal illness, or sustains a personal injury, that poses a serious threat to their life, or:

  • a member of the immediate family or household or the relative dies.

3.4.2 The management of Compassionate Leave will be in accordance with the University policy and procedures for the granting of Compassionate Leave.

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