What is Casual Work?

What is Casual Work?

The difference between full-time, part-time and casual work can sometimes be confusing. While it can be difficult differentiating between different employee types, the importance of appropriately classifying your employees is vital. The consequences for incorrectly...
What is Personal Leave?

What is Personal Leave?

Personal leave is an entitlement contained within the National Employment Standards (NES). The NES applies to all employees that are covered by the national workplace relations system. An employee is entitled to personal leave regardless of any award, agreement or...
How to Calculate Annual Leave

How to Calculate Annual Leave

Annual leave, sometimes known as holiday pay, is a minimum entitlement under the National Employment Standards that every employer must be familiar with. . A full-time employee (who is not a shift worker) is entitled to 4 weeks of annual leave for each year of...
What is an Employment Contract?

What is an Employment Contract?

At the foundation of every employment relationship is the employment contract, a binding agreement between two parties where an individual will perform work in return for wages. An employment contract sets out the rights and obligations of each party and is an...