Claims from the CPSU’s LGBTIQA+ Advisory Forum.

Claim 95: Foster Care Entitlements

Provision of paid leave for employees who are the primary carer of a foster child on a long-term placement.  6 weeks leave on initiation of a placement for a child under 5 years and 3 weeks on initiation of a placement for a child over 5 years.

Claim 96: Gender Affirmation/Transition Leave

Provision of 4 weeks paid leave and up to 52 weeks unpaid leave for employees transitioning from the sex and/or gender that they were assigned at birth.

Claim 97: Measures to reduce discrimination

An affirmative statement to be included in relevant Awards committing the Parties to the prevention of discrimination on the basis of race, colour, sex, sexual preference, gender, age, physical or mental ability, marital status, family or carer’s responsibilities, pregnancy, religion, political opinion, nation extraction, social origin, cultural and linguistic background, industrial activity or any other attributes protected by anti-discrimination legislation.