Does my employer have to pay leave loading?

Does my employer have to pay leave loading?

If the employee is entitled to annual leave loading, then yes, it is compulsory for the employer to provide it, though it may already be accounted for if the employee has an annual salary or an all-inclusive hourly rate.

How is leave loading pay calculated?

Pro-rata payment of annual leave loading Annual leave loading = (W ÷ 40.6 X 4 X 17.5% X Employee’s weekly rate of pay W = the number of term weeks worked by the Employee in the school year.

Do you get time and a half on Saturdays?

Weekend penalty rates are higher pay rates applied to employees who perform work on the weekend. However, most will require an employer to pay at least 150% (time and a half) of the normal base wage for work performed on a Saturday and 200% (double time) for employees who perform work on a Sunday.

When does annual leave loading have to be paid out?

If an employee gets annual leave loading during employment then it also has to be paid out when employment ends. Annual leave loading is paid out even when an award, registered agreement or employment contract says that it’s not.

Can a employer demand an employee take annual leave?

If there is no agreement in place stipulating when annual leave may be taken, then the employer will determine when annual leave may be taken. Therefore an employee cannot demand to take annual leave if it is for the employer operationally not possible to do without the services of employee at that specific time.

How much leave is an employee entitled to?

How much leave is an employee entitled to? Employees that work more than 24 hours per month for the same employer are entitled to 21 consecutive days’ annual leave in a 12 month cycle. This is to ensure that employees are given the opportunity to be away from work and rest for three consecutive weeks.

When does an employer need to allow an employee to take unpaid leave?

Unpaid leave is referred to in the Act only in terms of what the employer is entitled to do when an employee’s sick leave or annual leave has been exhausted – the employer may then allow (or require) the employee to take unpaid leave.

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