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5 Jul, 2012

What happens if a public holiday occurs during long service leave?

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An extra day must be included in the long service leave.

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Can long service leave be taken in advance?

July 5th, 2012|FAQs|

Yes. If both the employer & worker agree, not less than 1 months leave may be taken in advance

5 Jul, 2012

When can long service leave be taken?

July 5th, 2012|FAQs|

When a worker becomes eligible for long service leave, an employer is required to grant it as soon as practicable. […]

5 Jul, 2012

Can a worker be paid for the value of their long service leave?

July 5th, 2012|FAQs|

No. The long service entitlement must be taken as leave.

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How can long service leave be taken?

July 5th, 2012|FAQs|

In one continuous period of leave or, if the worker & employer agree:

Where the leave due is 2 months – […]

5 Jul, 2012

How is long service leave paid on termination?

July 5th, 2012|FAQs|

After 10 years of continuous service, the worker is entitled to receive a payment calculated in accordance with any long […]

5 Jul, 2012

What is ordinary pay?

July 5th, 2012|FAQs|

Ordinary pay is the workers ordinary time rate of pay plus an average of any bonus, commission or other incentive […]

5 Jul, 2012

How is long service leave paid?

July 5th, 2012|FAQs|

Long service leave is paid at the ordinary pay rate which has been paid to a worker prior to taking […]

5 Jul, 2012

What service with an employer qualifies for long service leave?

July 5th, 2012|FAQs|

There needs to be continuous service with an employer. If the business is sold & continues as the same business, […]

5 Jul, 2012

Is there a leave entitlement for less than 10 years’ service?

July 5th, 2012|FAQs|

Yes. A worker who has completed 5 years of service as an adult, or has received adult rates of pay, […]