Unpaid Leave and Part-Time Work

Unpaid leave means being excused from work but also receiving no wages, while part-time work is a reduction of the previous number of working hours along with a reduction of pay.

Unpaid leave or part-time work can be agreed or taken advantage of in order to look after a child (parental leave), in order to undergo further education (educational leave), or to care for close relatives (care leave or family hospice leave).

You can view details on the respective conditions, legal entitlements, and financial benefits in the respective sub-points.

Last update: 8 November 2019