|Title:||Defence Force Reserves - DoCEP Circular No. 5 of 2005|
|Document ID:||Operational Circular OP 1960/05|
|Date of issue:||Thursday, 9 June 2005|
|Status:||NO LONGER APPLICABLE|
|Description:||This Operational Circular advises of the new DoCEP circular dealing with leave entitlements for defence force purposes and the impact of defence force leave on other entitlements.|
|Period of effect:||from 19 May 2005|
|Authorised by:||Mr Clive Patman, Acting Director, Organisational Development Division, 07-Jun-2005|
|Print version:||View print version|
Defence Force Reserves - DoCEP Circular No. 5 of 2005
This circular replaces OP 1703/03 Australian Defence Forces - Reserve Service - Effect on Employee Entitlements DoCEP Circular No. 9 of 2003.
The Department of Employee and Consumer Protection (DoCEP) has issued a new circular updating both the amount of leave available to be accessed for Defence Force purposes and, the treatment of other entitlements when Defence Force leave is taken. This circular is attached.
This new circular sets new minimum standards for Defence Force Leave across the public sector. Where there is a difference between this circular and the employee's applicable award or agreement, the better entitlement is to apply.
The circular provides for:
The circular also details the effect on employment entitlements whilst employees undertake service with Defence Force Reserves.
For information on Defence Force Leave entitlements under particular Awards and Agreements, please refer to http://www.health.wa.gov.au/awardsandagreements/.
Any queries regarding this circular can be directed to email@example.com.
Mr Clive Patman
This circular last updated: Friday, 10 June 2005 at 2:48pm