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is portable long
What are the benefits?
Employment interstate -
transfer of credits
Am I eligible to join the
What is construction
How do I register to join?
Arrangements for work
prior to the commencement
of the scheme
Annual notice of service
Information Fact Sheets
What is portable
long service leave?
The Scheme enables workers to qualify for long service leave based on their service to the industry rather than service with the same employer. Workers can therefore work for any number of employers. The portability also extends across state borders under the National Reciprocal Agreement.
Workers long service leave is paid from the fund.
What are the
Once a worker has accrued 65 days long service leave credit (ie; 10 years service), they can apply for 13 weeks (ie; 65 days) long service leave, or with the agreement of their employer, take leave in separate periods of not less than 5 days.
Workers need to accrue a further 32.5 days long service leave credit before they can apply for further leave.
Sections 21 and 22 of the Act contain special provisions for workers who die, retire or cease to perform construction work.
To apply for a long service leave benefit, complete the claim form and return it to NT Build.
Under the National Reciprocal Agreement, registered Northern Territory workers will be able to have service accrued in any State or Territory combined towards a long service leave entitlement.
Workers employed either full-time, part-time, as a casual or as a labour only contractor are eligible to register.
What is construction
For more information on the definition of construction work and eligible types of work please refer to the definition published under the about NT Build menu on this web site or phone NT Build on 1300 795 855.
do I register to join?
Arrangements for work prior
to the commencement of the scheme
Street: Units 32-33 / 12 Charlton Court, Woolner NT
Office Box 36644, Winnellie NT 0821
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