In South Australia, construction industry workers receive long service leave based on their service to the industry rather than to one employer.
If you make sure every employer you work for registers you with Construction Benefit Services, you will soon be enjoying a well deserved 13 week holiday!
The scheme covers workers, apprentices and casuals who work predominantly on site at least 3 days per month, performing work described in one of the following modern awards:
- Building and Construction General On-site Award 2010
- Joinery and Building Trades Award 2010
- Plumbing and Fire Sprinklers Award 2010
- Electrical, Electronic and Communications Contracting Award 2010
Your employer can voluntarily register you if you work off-site:
- The Building and Construction General On-site Award 2010, but only in relation to the following classifications and only in the terrazzo or concrete casting industries:
(c) Tradesperson (precast concrete manufacture);
(d) Machinist (precast concrete manufacture);
(e) Terrazzo Assistant;
(f) General Hand;
(g) Adult trainee terrazzo worker.
- The Manufacturing and Associated Industries and Occupations Award 2010, but only in relation to workers employed in the preparation or manufacture of any of the following:
(a) fibrous plaster;
(b) architectural ornaments made of fibrous plaster, plaster or cement;
(c) plaster tiles or sheets (whether containing fibre or not);
(d) architectural models;
(e) material for suspended ceilings.
Work can be performed on new or existing commercial, industrial or domestic buildings.