A. Any employee absent on account of Personal/Carers leave due to personal or family illness for more than three working days must forward a medical certificate signed by a registered medical practitioner to the employer or, if the absence is not more than 5 working days a dental certificate signed by a dental practitioner (sub-clause 126.96.36.199 of the Enterprise Agreement).
An employee may also be required by the employer to provide a medical certificate, or other documentation, for absence on Personal/Carers leave for less than 3 days (sub-clause 188.8.131.52 of the Enterprise Agreement).
For all urgent pressing necessity and bereavement leave, the employee is required to produce other documentation sufficient to justify the granting of paid leave (sub-clause 184.108.40.206 of the Enterprise Agreement).
An employee absent due to Personal/Carers leave on the working day before and/or the working day after the employee’s programmed day off/scheduled day off is not entitled to payment for such working day(s), unless the employee provides a medical certificate or statutory declaration (sub-clause 220.127.116.11 of the Enterprise Agreement).
An employee if required must submit an appropriate medical certificate (or other documentation) for each week of absence (sub-clause 18.104.22.168 of the Enterprise Agreement).