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Changes to the Victorian Long Service Leave (LSL) Act

The Long Service Leave Act of 2018 will come into operation on 1 November 2018 and has been passed by the Victorian Parliament.

http://www.business.vic.gov.au/hiring-and-managing-staff/long-service-leave-victoria/long-service-leave-an-overview

The Key changes include: 

  • Employees will be entitled to take LSL after 7 years of continuous service.
  • An employee is entitled to request LSL for a period of not less than 1 day.
  • Any period of paid parental leave and up to 12 months of unpaid parental leave will count as service.

 The following changes are required in Wagemaster:

  1. Go to Setup > Awards
  2. Select an Award and 'Edit'
  3. On the left, select Leave and then select Long Service
  4. On the Entitlement tab, change the Number of Units to 7

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