Public holidays can now be substituted under the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award (Social and Community Services Award). This change follows a decision by the Fair Work Commission, the national workplace relations tribunal. It applies from the first full pay period starting on or after 11 September 2023.
Can a day which is a public holiday be substituted for another day instead?
What if an employee calls in sick around the public holidays? Do you have a plan for your team working during a public holiday? This helpful guide will lend a hand
Convenient HR checklist for managing public holiday leave entitlements.