Casual loading

Casual loading is a higher hourly pay rate that is paid to casual employees than equivalent full-time or part-time employees. It is paid because casual employees usually don't get benefits such as sick or annual leave.

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An employee’s pay and conditions, as well as rights and responsibilities, depend on their type of employment.
19 August 2018
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Personal/carer’s leave Personal/carer’s leave is a form of paid leave, available to full-time and part-time employees. An employee can use their entitlement to personal/carer’s leave:
19 August 2018
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What are the National Employment Standards? The National Employment Standards (NES) are a set of ten minimum workplace standards. The NES covers all employees working in Australia who come under the national system.
19 August 2018
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This E-Alert addresses important changes to the Building and Construction General On-site Award that take effect from 1 July 2020. Both employers and employees should note the changes. Employers should ensure they are implemented from the first full pay period after 1 July 2020.
1 July 2020
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How much annual leave are employees entitled to? Full-time and part-time employees are entitled under the NES to receive four weeks' paid annual leave each year. Your annual leave accrues under the NES throughout the year and from year to year.
19 August 2018
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The ABCC has commenced action in the Federal Court alleging the conduct of the CFMMEU and three of its officials led to work being halted during a critical bridge construction stage on the upgrade of the Bruce Highway from Caloundra to Sunshine Motorway. In its statement of claim, the ABCC is alleging:
30 October 2019
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The Pay and Conditions Tool (PACT) is an online tool provided by the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO).
19 August 2018
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What is a ‘minimum pay rate’ or ‘base rate of pay’ for the construction industry?The minimum or base rate of pay is the minimum amount that employees must be paid for their ordinary hours of work. An employee’s base rate depends on their:
19 August 2018
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The ABCC has today commenced Federal Circuit Court action alleging the CEPU and its official Daniel Bessell acted in an improper manner and failed to comply with site occupational health and safety requirements during a visit to a Buddina construction site in Queensland in July 2018.
29 June 2020
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The ABCC has commenced Federal Circuit Court action alleging the CEPU and its official Daniel Bessell acted in an improper manner and failed to comply with site occupational health and safety requirements during a visit to a Buddina construction site in Queensland in July 2018.
29 June 2020

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