Cashing out annual and long service leave

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Wageline receives a number of calls each year about employees cashing out their annual leave or long service leave. It is important as an employer to be aware of the circumstances in which leave can be cashed out and the conditions that need to be met before an employee can cash out their leave.

The Annual leave page details when cashing out annual leave is possible.

The Long service leave page has information about cashing out long service leave. 

Labour Relations
Department News
18 Jan 2017

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