Leave multiplier effect at Melbourne unis

Victoria U joins Monash U, RMIT and Uni Melburne U in announcing extra days off

VU has declared three “wellbeing days” which staff will have off, additional to their formal leave. The selection of days all have a rest and rec multiplier effect, Monday September 27 creates a four-day weekend, Friday 24th is the Grand Final public holiday. November has the same effect, it’s the day before the Melbourne Cup. December 24 – starts the Christmas shut-down early.

Been there, done that at La Trobe U

LT U has been providing staff with long weekend creating “wellness days” for a year. There were three in 2020, two so far this year, with a third tomorrow.