Taking long service leave

This announcement is for: 
Employee / workerEmployer

Under the WA Long Service Leave Act, when an employee completes 10 years of continuous employment, they are entitled to take 8.667 weeks of paid long service leave. 

An employee is entitled to take another 4.333 weeks of paid long service leave for every further 5 years of continuous employment.

This entitlement applies to full time, part time and casual employees.

The term continuous employment has a specific meaning and may include service with a previous employer where there has been a change of business ownership.

Learn more at www.dmirs.wa.gov.au/taking-lsl

Labour Relations
Department News
23 Oct 2023

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