Canberra. After a long struggle, the people of the Australian Council of Trade Unions have got great success. Under this, the Australian Government (Australia Government Paid Leave) has decided to give 10 days of leave to people for domestic and family violence. Along with this, the employee will also get the salary for those 10 days. That is, the employees will get 10 days of paid leave regarding Domestic Violence Paid Leave. The Prime Minister of Australia gave information about this announcement by tweeting from his official Twitter handle.
Let us tell you that for a long time unions in Australia were demanding paid leave for domestic and family violence. The trade union has called this decision a historic decision. Please tell that the Albanese government made its first change in the workplace laws. ACTU (Australian Council Of Trade Union) paid tribute to thousands of people who did not get this facility on this occasion. The Sangh also thanked the lakhs of workers who campaigned for change.
10 days of paid leave can be used
casually According to the ACTU report, on average, it costs $18,000 to escape a violent relationship in Australia. The ACTU wants all workers to understand their rights under the new laws. All employees will now have 10 paid leaves extra, which they can use even casually. Also, taking care of the privacy of the employee, leave for Domestic Violence (FDV) will not be included in the salary slip of any employee.
Prime Minister issued a statement
The Prime Minister of Australia issued his statement saying that this is a day, frankly, that we did not wish we had. But we have and from tomorrow, across Australia, the Family and Domestic Violence Holiday will come into force. At the same time, he also said that no woman should ever have to choose between her job and her safety. No woman should ever have to choose between her financial security and the physical and emotional well-being of herself or her children.