Annual Leave Loading 2015

Applicable to: Whole of Health

Annual leave loading maximums 2015

Annual Leave Loading 2015

  1. WAGES EMPLOYEES
  1. Registered Nurses, Midwives and Enrolled Mental Health Nurses

The maximum leave loading that may be paid on four weeks (or five weeks in the case of shift workers) annual leave from 1 October 2014 is $2,101.80.

  1. Hospital Support Workers, Aboriginal and Ethnic Health Workers, Dental Technicians and Catering and Tea Attendants

  1. Four Weeks

The maximum leave loading that may be paid on four weeks annual leave commencing from 1 October 2014 is $1,681.30.

  1. Five Weeks for Shift Workers

The maximum leave loading that may be paid on five weeks annual leave in the case of shift workers commencing from 1 October 2014 is $2,101.80.

  1. Enrolled Nurses, Assistants in Nursing

There is no leave loading maximum for Enrolled Nurses and Assistants in Nursing under clause 39.2 of the WA Health – LHMU – Enrolled Nurses, Assistants in Nursing, Aboriginal and Ethnic Health Workers Industrial Agreement 2014.

  1. SALARIED OFFICERS
  1. Hospital Salaried Officers

  1. Four Weeks

An employee who receives four weeks annual leave will accrue an additional 3.5 days after each period of 12 months continuous service.  This additional leave is in substitution for 17.5% annual leave loading.

  1. Five Weeks

There is no leave loading maximum for shift workers who receive five weeks annual leave under paragraph 33.13(a) of the WA Health – Health  – HSUWA – PACTS – Industrial Agreement 2014.

  1. Government Officers and Public Servants

  1. Four weeks

The maximum leave loading payable on four weeks annual leave commencing from 1 January 2015 is $1,676.91.

  1. Five Weeks for Shift Workers

The maximum leave loading payable on five weeks annual leave in the case of shift workers commencing from 1 January 2015 is $2,096.14.

  1. Dental Officers

  1. Four Weeks

The maximum leave loading that may be paid on four weeks annual leave commencing from 1 October 2014 is $1,676.91.

  1. Five Weeks for Shift Workers

The maximum leave loading that may be paid on five weeks annual leave in the case of shift workers commencing from 1 October 2014 is $2,096.14.

  1. OTHER EMPLOYEES
  1. Engineering and Building Services Employees

The annual base salaries in the WA Health Engineering and Building Services Industrial Agreement 2015 incorporate a commuted allowance which is in substitution for leave loading.

  1. Medical Practitioners

Annual leave loading has been annualised into the base salary.

Any queries regarding this circular can be sent to: industrial.relations@health.wa.gov.au    

A copy of the Department of Commerce Circular to Departments and Authorities No. 3 of 2015 is attached.


Kelly Worlock
A/DIRECTOR
HEALTH INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS SERVICE

Date of effect: 01 October 2014 to 30 June 2016

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