Ordinary hours of work are an average of 38 hours per week, but not greater than 80 hours in a fortnight. The ordinary hours of work can be worked as follows in any four-week work cycle, there will be 19 days (shifts) of eight hours’ duration and one day taken as an accrued day off (ADO) with pay; in shifts as required, not exceeding 10 hours or less than four hours, with the hours worked in excess of an average of 38 hours per week over a four-week work cycle, being credited towards an ADO or by any other arrangement as agreed by the employer and the union. The ordinary hours must be worked in shift lengths agreed between the employer and the union in consultation with the affected employees.
This information sheet outlines rosters, breaks between shifts, flexible work arrangements, FAQs and references.
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Incident Response,Workplace Health Safety
Creation Date: 24 Aug 2022
Latest Update: 04 Nov 2022
Date Authored: 01 Dec 2019
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