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Annual leave is paid time off work granted by employers to employees to be used for whatever the employee wishes. Depending on the employer's policies, differing number of days may be offered, and the employee may be required to give a certain amount of advance notice, may have to coordinate with the employer to be sure that staffing is adequately covered during the employee's absence, and other requirements may have to be met. The vast majority of countries today mandate a minimum amount of paid annual leave by law, though the United States is a notable exception in mandating no minimum paid leave and treating it as a perk rather than a right.

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    Hello guys, I’ve been working for the employer 3 years but they don’t provide any leaves at all including annual leave, sick leave,... whenever i’m on holiday, they didn’t pay annual leave or when i sent them medical certificates, they didn’t pay for sick leaves. And no annual leaves amount on...
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    VIC Parental Leave Entitlements After a Period of Unpaid Leave?

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    WA Employer trying to recover benefit after not paying correct wages.

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    NSW Unfair Dismissal - Annual Leave

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    WA Discrepancy Relating to Overpayment - Employer Not Following Enterprise Agreement?

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    Can I Use Annual Leave to Reduce Notice Period?

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