Long service leave and other long service benefits are not legal requirements but may be negotiated between an employer and employee as additional entitlements under their employment agreement or workplace policies. How long an employee has to work to qualify for long service leave will depend on what is agreed between the employee and employer.
Tools and Resources
Leave and holidays guide - PDF 2.1MB
A guide to employees’ minimum leave and holiday entitlements.
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