High Court Decision about Personal Leave

Tom Earls , 14 August 2020

The High Court has handed down an important high court decision about personal leave accrual for people working non-standard hours. This appears to restore the well understood principle that personal leave (and annual leave) entitlements are accrued by reference to the employee’s ordinary hours of work.

Tom Earls from Fair Work Lawyers, the ACA’s Industrial Relations Consultant, summarises the findings for ACA members.


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Tom Earls is a Founding Partner of Adelaide-based Fair Work Lawyers, the ACA’s Industrial Relations Consultants. This information has been republished with permission. The information contained here is general in nature and does not constitute legal advice. The reader should seek legal advice in relation to their own specific circumstances.