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For a majority of West Australians, Long Service Leave (LSL) only comes around after 10 years of continuous service, unless specified otherwise by your Employer. However, the entitlement to LSL varies between Australian states and territories. Let's discuss!
LSL is effectively an entitlement or...
The National Employment Standards (NES) are 11 minimum entitlements that are applicable to all employees within Australia. Any entitlements that are provided for in relevant Awards or Agreements must provide equal and/or better conditions than those in the NES. Such Awards and Agreements also...
For most employees, the moment you resign from your job and start a new position with a new employer - your continuous service and subsequent long-service entitlements restart. HOWEVER... this isn't the case for all industries... Let's discuss.
Let's recap: What is long service leave (LSL)?
With so many types of leave out there, it's often hard to know what type of leave you can take for what. So, let us break it down for you!
Personal / Carer's Leave
This type of leave lets an employee take time off work to deal with:
- Personal illnesses
- Caring duties and responsibilities, or