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This page outlines when an employee is eligible for long service leave under the WA Long Service Leave Act and how much long service leave an employee is entitled to.
Visit the main Long Service Leave page for links to other information on long service leave in Western Australia including who is covered by the WA Long Service Leave Act.
The long service leave entitlement for full time, part time and casual employees is:
In most cases, when employment ends after at least 7 years of continuous employment, an employee is entitled to receive pro rata long service leave. Visit the What is the entitlement when employment ceases? page for information on this entitlement.
If a public holiday occurs during a period of long service leave taken by an employee; and the employee is otherwise entitled to that holiday under the employee's conditions of employment, the period of long service leave is increased by one day for each such public holiday.