Post-pandemic work: What to do about your employees’ large leave balances
Lockdowns tend to put a dampener on a holiday.
When the farthest you can travel is the backyard or around the block, taking leave seems almost a waste.
But that means millions of Australians have accrued tens of millions of hours that would otherwise be spent on a beach somewhere and instead are loading up the leave liability balance sheet.
To put this challenge in context, Melbourne’s world-leading lockdown has included around 215 working days, or 43 working weeks.