Planning on taking long service leave over the Christmas/New Year period? Make sure your application is lodged by Friday 8 December. Payment dates can be viewed here.
Generally speaking, if your employee spends at least half of their time building, or performing electrical or metal trade work (as defined in the Construction Industry Long Service Leave Act, 1987) in a classification of work referred to in a modern award covered by the Act, they will be entitled to portable long service leave.
Please use the Coverage Tool below as an indication as to whether they are covered by the scheme. Just be aware that this tool does not cover every possible set of circumstances and in some cases, certain external factors may influence the final outcome.
If you are still unsure, please contact us to discuss your circumstances in detail.
Find out if your employee is covered by answering the four questions below.
Please note this tool provides an indication as to whether the scheme applies to you based on the answers you have selected.
The Construction Industry Long Service Leave Act 1987 is the legislation that determines who is covered by the scheme.
This tool does not cover every possible set of circumstances and in some cases, certain factors may influence the final outcome. Please also refer to this information and if in doubt, contact us to discuss your circumstances in detail.