We have staff who work 19.5 hours per week (39 hours per fortnight) over a seven day roster, I would like to know how to calculate their public holiday entitlement?

Posted in : First Tuesday Q&A ROI on 6 December 2011
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For the purposes of this question, I am assuming that the employee is paid a salary.

If the employee works or is normally required to work on a public holiday, the relevant rate of pay for the public holiday will be an amount equal to the sum (including any regular bonus or allowance the amount of which does not vary in relation to the work done by the employee but excluding any pay for overtime) paid to him or her for the normal daily hours last worked before the public holiday.

Where the public holiday falls on a day upon which the employee is not required to work, payment for the public holiday is calculated at one fifth of the sum (including any regular bonus or allowance the amount of

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