Accrual of Annual Leave on Workcover View Larger Image AV 043 November 23, 2017 Accrual of Annual Leave on Workcover The Union recently was involved in a matter in the Fair Work Commission in relation to the accrual of annual leave for ESTA employees receiving workers compensation payments. In the decision of United Firefighters Union of Australia v Emergency Services Telecommunications Authority T/A ESTA  FWCFB 4537 on 01 September 2017 the Full Bench at  held that: ‘[A]n employee is permitted to take or accrue annual leave during a workers compensation period pursuant to section 130(2) of the FW Act and the Victorian workers compensation legislation’. As a result of the above decision Ambulance Victoria has informed the Union that as of 1st September 2017 employees on workers compensation will commence accruing annual leave entitlements. Amanda Kaczmarek Senior Industrial Officer By Ambulance Active Administrator|2017-12-23T00:00:06+11:00November 28th, 2017|AV|0 Comments Share This Story, Choose Your Platform! FacebookEmail Leave A Comment Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.