Annual Leave For Casual Workers In Australia
Annual leave is a period of time that employees are allowed to take off work, usually around the holidays. It’s typically a set number of days or weeks that are given to employees, and they’re usually paid for this time off. The exceptions to this are for salaried employees who aren’t paid hourly, and while some employers do pay a salary for these individuals while they’re gone on vacation, it’s not required by law.
In Australia casual employees don’t receive any paid leave time off from their employer, however, they still have the same rights as other workers in this regard. For example, casual employees are allowed one day for every ten days they work. If the employee only works on some of those days then this time is pro-rated accordingly. Casual employees aren’t allowed to carry over any annual leave that they have left at the end of the year into future years. They also don’t receive payment for their annual leave days when they take them, and it’s instead taken out of the employees’ hourly rate.
If a casual employee has worked for their employer for more than twelve months …