Portable Long Service Leave Schemes

Long service leave can be a confusing and difficult area for employers and employees. Although stated as an entitlement in the National Employment Standard in fact most long service leave rights are still governed by state law.

About Portable Long Service Leave Schemes

Some industries have portable long service schemes that may require the employer to pay a regular levy. In Queensland that includes:

Industry Administering Authority More Information
Black coal industry Coal Long Service Leave Corporation (national authority) https://www.coallsl.com.au/
Community services QLeave https://www.qleave.qld.gov.au/community-services
Building and construction industry QLeave https://www.qleave.qld.gov.au/building-and-construction
Contract cleaning industry QLeave https://www.qleave.qld.gov.au/contract-cleaning

What Do You Need to Know?

You need to know what long service leave scheme applies to you. The coverage provisions of some schemes can be confusing and we are able to advise if you are covered.

What Workers Can Long Service Leave Schemes Affect?

Casual employees will usually accrue long service leave.

Some portable long service schemes can also apply to individuals who are contractors.

Registering Late for a Portable Long Service Leave Scheme?

Interest and penalties can sometimes apply to late registration and levy payments by an employer. If you did not realise that a portable long service scheme could apply to your business, contact us for advice about how to approach registering in a way that could reduce interest and penalty costs.

Concerned about a Portable Long Service Leave Schemes issue? Contact us for early advice.

1300 223 398

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Concerned about a Portable Long Service Leave Schemes issue? Contact us for early advice.

1300 223 398ENQUIRE NOW

Long service leave can be a confusing and difficult area for employers and employees. Although stated as an entitlement in the National Employment Standard in fact most long service leave rights are still governed by state law.

About Portable Long Service Leave Schemes

Some industries have portable long service schemes that may require the employer to pay a regular levy. In Queensland that includes:

Industry Administering Authority More Information
Black coal industry Coal Long Service Leave Corporation (national authority) https://www.coallsl.com.au/
Community services QLeave https://www.qleave.qld.gov.au/community-services
Building and construction industry QLeave https://www.qleave.qld.gov.au/building-and-construction
Contract cleaning industry QLeave https://www.qleave.qld.gov.au/contract-cleaning

What Do You Need to Know?

You need to know what long service leave scheme applies to you. The coverage provisions of some schemes can be confusing and we are able to advise if you are covered.

What Workers Can Long Service Leave Schemes Affect?

Casual employees will usually accrue long service leave.

Some portable long service schemes can also apply to individuals who are contractors.

Registering Late for a Portable Long Service Leave Scheme?

Interest and penalties can sometimes apply to late registration and levy payments by an employer. If you did not realise that a portable long service scheme could apply to your business, contact us for advice about how to approach registering in a way that could reduce interest and penalty costs.