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2 Jul, 2020

Information on Overtime

July 2nd, 2020|FAQs|

An employer can request that an employee works reasonable overtime…

WHAT IS REASONABLE??

Overtime can be reasonable so long the following is […]

1 Jul, 2020

Workers Compensation

July 1st, 2020|FAQs|

You have a right to attend the doctors of your choice (nominated treating doctor). You have the right to choose […]

17 Jun, 2020

Who should I contact if I need help with an issue in my workplace?

June 17th, 2020|FAQs|

If you are a member of the AMIEU, you can speak to your Union Organiser or Union Delegate.

17 Jun, 2020

How do I join the AMIEU?

June 17th, 2020|FAQs|

Joining the AMIEU is easy. Simply click ‘Join the AMIEU’ on our homepage or speak to your Union Organiser/Delegate in […]

5 Jun, 2020

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

June 5th, 2020|FAQs|

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

5 Jun, 2020

Can long service leave be taken in advance?

June 5th, 2020|FAQs|

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

5 Jun, 2020

When can long service leave be taken?

June 5th, 2020|FAQs|

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

5 Jun, 2020

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

June 5th, 2020|FAQs|

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

5 Jun, 2020

How can long service leave be taken?

June 5th, 2020|FAQs|

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

Where the leave due is 2 months – […]

5 Jun, 2020

What is ordinary pay?

June 5th, 2020|FAQs|

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