With full time employment, can an employer take annual leave off you when it is a wet day and there is no work. Shouldnt they bw paid the normal 8 hours without having to use their leave?
Looking at the labour dept website.
Industry - Water truck operator,mainly on construction projects.
Not under an award or a contract
Other water truck operators we know, are employed on a casual basis, so dont get paid when there are wet days. I am permanent full time and have been for over 6 years with this company.
When the wet season started, had accumulated 3-4 weeks leave, now it is being reduced very quickly
If rainned off paid an 8 hr day. If no work for the whole day, still paid 8 hrs. Its only now that theyve taken annual leave off as the wet season has gone on for ages. All the trucks are parked up with no work for them and I guess the business is not doing so well
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