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.
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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:
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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.
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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.
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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:
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The Pay and Conditions Tool (PACT) is an online tool provided by the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO).
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Parental leave is an entitlement that is part of the National Employment Standards. It allows employees to take unpaid time off work to care for a newborn or adopted child.
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Legal Case
On 14 October 2019, the Federal Court imposed penalties totaling $69,000 against the CFMMEU and its shop steward Kevin Pattinson for preventing an apprentice and electrician from working on a Frankston construction site because they were not members of the union.
1 April 2019
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The Federal Court has imposed more than $240,000 in penalties against the CFMEU and two of its officials for deliberately disrupting work on a critical rail infrastructure project in Melbourne.
21 December 2017
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The Federal Court has today imposed penalties totaling $69,000 against the CFMMEU and its shop steward Kevin Pattinson for preventing an apprentice and electrician from working on a Frankston construction site because they were not members of the union.
14 October 2019

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