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Public holiday falls on Saturday

How to work out pay and holiday entitlements for a calendar date public holiday falling on a Saturday.

Entitlements

This table shows minimum entitlements for a public holiday falling on a Saturday. Check your employment agreement for any extra entitlements.

Do you normally work Saturday? Do you normally work Monday? Minimum entitlement
No Yes

Holiday is 'mondayised'.

If you worked on Saturday and not Monday:

You would be paid your normal rate for working Saturday. You would be provided a paid day off on Monday and would be paid your relevant daily pay or average daily pay. You would not get any alternative holiday (day in lieu).

If you worked on Monday and not Saturday:

You would be paid time and half for working on Monday and get a paid alternative holiday (day in lieu) for working Monday.

If you worked both days:

You would be paid your normal rate for working Saturday and time and a half for working Monday. You would also get a paid alternative holiday (day in lieu) for working Monday.

If you worked neither day:

You would be provided a paid day off on Monday, you would be paid your relevant daily pay or average daily pay.

No No

Holiday is mondayised.

If you worked on Saturday and not Monday:

You would be paid your normal rate for working Saturday. You won’t get an alternative holiday (day in lieu).

If you worked on Monday and not Saturday:

You would be paid time and a half for working Monday. You won’t get an alternative holiday (day in lieu).

If you worked both days:

You would be paid your normal rate for working Saturday and paid time and a half for working Monday. You won’t get an alternative holiday (day in lieu).

If you worked neither day:

You won’t get any public holiday related payment for Saturday or Monday. You won’t get an alternative holiday (day in lieu).

Yes Yes

Holiday not mondayised.

If you worked on Saturday and not Monday:

You would be paid time and a half for working Saturday and get a paid alternative holiday (day in lieu) for working Saturday. You won’t get any public holiday related payment for Monday.

If you worked on Monday and not Saturday:

You would be paid your relevant daily pay or average daily pay for a day off on Saturday and paid your normal rates for working Monday.

If you worked both days:

You would be paid time and a half for working Saturday and get a paid alternative holiday (day in lieu). You would be paid your normal rate for working Monday.

If you worked neither day:

You would be paid your relevant daily pay or average daily pay, for a day off on Saturday.

Yes No

Holiday not mondayised.

If you worked on Saturday and not Monday:

You would be paid time and a half for working Saturday and get a paid alternative holiday (day in lieu).

If you worked on Monday and not Saturday:

You would be paid your relevant daily pay or average daily pay for a day off on Saturday. You would be paid your normal rate for working Monday.

If you worked both days:

You would be paid time and a half for working Saturday and get a paid alternative holiday (day in lieu). You would be paid your normal rate for working Monday.

If you worked neither day:

You would be paid your relevant daily pay or average daily pay for a day off on Saturday.

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Page last revised: 20 July 2021

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