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ALERT: Amusement, Events and Recreation Award – Annual Leave Loading – Operative from 1 June 2020

The Fair Work Commission has varied the Amusement, Events and Recreation Award effective from the first full pay period commencing on or after 1 June 2020 to provide employees with an entitlement to receive annual leave loading.

An employee under the Award will now be entitled to receive 17.5% loading when taking a period of paid annual leave or when paid out accumulated annual leave at the end of employment.

Aitken Legal recommends employers subject to this Award review contracts of employment and urgently update payroll processes.

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