Long service leave - Explainer videos

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Wageline’s long service leave explainer videos are for WA employers and employees seeking information on obligations and entitlements under the WA Long Service leave Act

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Long service leave when business ownership changes

Under the WA Long Service leave Act, if a new employer buys or takes over a business, and retains the existing employees, the employer will take on all the long service leave obligations for those employees. Watch the video for details.


Long service leave when employment ends

This video outlines that under the WA Long Service Leave Act, after 7 years of continuous employment an employee may have an entitlement to payment of long service leave when their employment ends due to resignation, dismissal, redundancy or if the employee dies. 


Understanding continuous employment for long service leave

An employee’s entitlement to long service depends on the length of their continuous employment with the same employer. This video discusses continuous employment under the WA Long Service Leave Act and the types of absences that do and do not count towards a period of continuous employment.


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