Site under re-construction.
New workplace laws come into effect on July 1st 2009. This site will be
updated shortly to reflect the new Fair Work laws.
Most employees are
entitled to ten paid public holidays per year: New Year's Day,
Australia Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday, Anzac Day, Queen's Birthday,
Christmas Day, Boxing Day (28th December in SA), Labour Day
plus one other declared public holiday in your locality.
Most employees required to
work on a public holiday are entitled to be paid at 2.5 times the
Casuals do not get paid
public holidays unless actually worked (see Casual
Victorian Minimum Wage Orders are silent about
pay loadings for public holidays. This means the employee can be paid
the same amount as any other day worked.