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Thankyou. Just a query. Are casual workers entitled of any sort of long service payments after 20 years?

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Good Afternoon

Yes they are.

Here is the information followed by the link it came from.

Casual and regular part-time employees

The qualifying period for long service leave entitlements for casual or regular part-time employees is the same as that for full-time employees (i.e. leave is due after 10 years’ continuous service).

As long service leave entitlements are based on continuous service it is important that complete and accurate time and wages records are kept by the employer.

An employer is required to keep a record of the total number of ordinary hours worked by each casual employee from the start of the employee’s service worked out to and including 30 June each year.

It is recommended that a similar record is also kept for part-time employees.

The entitlement to long service leave is calculated as the number of ordinary hours for the complete period of employment divided by 52, multiplied by 8.6667, then divided by 10, as shown below:

https://www.business.qld.gov.au/running-business/employing/employee-rights/long-service-leave/entitlements

I hope this makes sense and is of assistance. If you have found my answer to be helpful, please rate me five stars so I can get paid for my services to you. I am happy for you to ask further questions on anything you wish more detail on.

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