Archive | February, 2016

Annual Leave

15 Feb

First of all, some annual leave basics from the Fair Work Act (Cth) 2009: It’s for permanent employees. Casual employees do not get annual leave. 4 weeks accrues in a year of service. This is pro rata for permanent part-time employees. A “shiftworker” accrues 5 weeks of annual leave per year. A shiftworker will be […]

Sick Leave

02 Feb

Sick leave.  Who gets it, what should someone be doing to get it, and what can I do if I think someone is chucking sickies? First of all, some Fair Work Act basics: All permanent employees accrued 10 days per year of personal leave. This will be pro rata for permanent part-timers. This accrues if […]